Campus Confidential scours student unions, lecture halls and dorms for the crucial and quirky stories that make colleges and universities special. Share what you’re up to on a Friday night, learning (or not) in that lecture - and what you're looking for in a school search as a new student. Higher education reporter Maura Lerner will keep you informed.

What buildings the U is eyeing for capital request

Posted by: Jenna Ross Updated: September 9, 2011 - 10:17 AM

The University of Minnesota's regents are discussing the U's 2012 capital request. Here are the line items, listed in order of priority:

HEAPR (repair and rennovation projects): $90 million

Ambulatory Care Clinic: $200 million

Old Main Utility Building Renovation: $81 million

Itasca Facilities Improvements: $6 million

Eddy Hall and Space Optimization (demolishing two other buildings): $21 million

American Indian Learning Resource Center: $11 million

Of the total cost of $409.1 million, the state would pay about $269.4 million. The U would pay $139.7 million.

The Board of Regents will vote on the capital request at its meeting next month.


Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters