The Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese may have found a way to fill up the empty floors in its 10-story headquarters.
A nonprofit organization in Fort Worth, Texas, wants to open a small Catholic liberal arts college in Kansas City and is looking at leasing part of the historic building at 20 W. Ninth St. that now houses the diocesan chancery. The diocese bought the former New York Life building in 2010.
“This would be a private college,” said Jude Huntz, chancellor of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese. “They would rent the space from us. I think they would fit in nicely with the other colleges here, and it would be a benefit to downtown to have more people down here.”
The Walsingham Society of Christian Culture and Western Civilization contacted diocesan officials last year to talk about its plan to establish Christ College in Kansas City, Huntz said.
Brinton Smith, president of the Walsingham Society, described Christ College in an email to The Kansas City Star as “a Catholic, seminar-based, Great Books course of study.” ...
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