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Hospitality School Johnson & Wales Is Closing Its Sprawling North Miami Campus

Al Diaz
Miami Herald
Michael Angnardo, Department Chair of the College of Culinary Arts, second from right, teaches at Johnson And Wales University on Jan. 7.

After 28 years in South Florida, Johnson & Wales University is shutting down its North Miami campus in 2021, according to a letter from the private school’s Board of Trustees.

Johnson & Wales, known for its culinary school and other hospitality programs, announced Thursday it is also closing its Denver campus as part of a move to “consolidate the university’s physical footprint.” The university is striving to have a larger online presence across a broader spectrum of academic programs.

Part of the reason for the two-campus closure is that neither of them were set to meet financial goals established by the university’s Board of Trustees by 2022, said Johnson & Wales’ board chair James H. Hance Jr. and Chancellor Mim L. Runey.

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