Portland State University is accelerating campus expansion in growth and excellence. As an urban renewal region, PSU is a national leader in urban sustainability with new research centers in green building technology and sustainable solutions. PSU's enrollment has increased more than 80% in the last five years from 18,000 to 30,000. PSU has doubled sponsored research to $65 million as a leader in urban sustainable solutions.
Lincoln Hall is such an example of urban renewal as a solar landmark building. It has been transformed to a safer and higher functioning building in implementing green technology by the use of solar energy. Lincoln Hall has been given PSU's LEED Gold certification.
PSU's 25-year Framework Plan calls for an expansion of 4.2 millsion square feet-an anticipated investment of more than $1.26 billion.