St. Petersburg, Fla. — University Housing Services, Inc., has promoted Robert Mills to the position of president and chief operating officer. Mills will focus his efforts on growing UHS’s core student housing business by expanding both the company’s service offerings and geographic reach. Mills previously served as executive vice president, leading the operational efficiency of the company’s developments. He has been involved in more than $300 million worth of on-campus projects since joining UHS in 2002. William Mills, Jr., who formerly served as president, will continue as chairman and chief executive officer of UHS. The company has developed more than 30 on-campus student housing projects in the Southeast in its 18-year history.
— Randy Shearin