Growth Is Being Made Possible

The university plans to grow by 100,000 square meters till 2030, enabling a 50% increase in student capacity. This would mean growing from an 18,000 student capacity to 28,000 using an immersive approach; integrating with the city and promoting a much needed urban rejuvenation. Though it may sound far-fetched, it is possible and already happening thanks to the support of the municipality of Haifa and a $10 million donation towards a downtown campus from American philanthropist Lorry Lokey. “This gift is an affirmation of its mission to improve access to education and bring more jobs, stability, and security to northern Israel by establishing a downtown campus”, Lokey said in a statement.