School of Music Director Julia Gaines: “Our facilities are awful compared to most any of our peers. People are coming from high schools that are much better than our facilities."
The steam tunnels underneath the walkway date back to 1923.
MU is requesting $16.8 million in funds from the state to carry out this project and will add another $4.2 million from a separate funding source.
Without funding from the proposed library fee, the libraries may have to decrease their hours.
Lafferre Hall, Swallow Hall and the Dobbs Group of residence halls are all under construction.
Construction on Monk Drive is contributing to the problem.
Tate, Switzler and Gillett halls are due to open in the fall as summer renovations continue.
A metabolic kitchen will be added to the building.
The project will move lines for storm water and telephones.
This is the second article in a two-part series of reports on academic buildings in need of renovations.
This is the first article in a series of reports on academic buildings in need of renovations.
There are five campus construction projects in progress.
Some university departments have learned to deal with awkward spaces.
The university needs more than $511 million for repairs and maintenance.
A new entrance is among the changes brought on by the renovation.
The renovation of Mark Twain residence hall was included in the list of projects.
Construction is in preparation for new patient care tower.
Repairs to the MU Power Plant shut down the street.
Classes in the hall will resume in fall 2011.
Campus Facilities and MU Health and Safety are working to solve the situation.