U of M makes $232.7M bonding request - KMSP-TV

U of M makes $232.7M bonding request

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

The University of Minnesota is looking for $232.7 million from the state for building, renovating and maintaining its facilities.

The Minnesota House Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee heard the University's bonding request on Monday at the Capitol where President Eric Kaler and Vice President for University Services Pam Wheelock broke down the details.

Governor Mark Dayton allocated $118.7 million for construction and maintenance projects at the U as part of his proposed $986 million bonding bill, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.

PROJECTS

Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement: $100 million

Tate Science and Teaching Renovation: $56.7 million

Microbial Sciences Research Building: $30 million

Campus Wellness Center: $10 million

Laboratory Improvement Fund: $12 million

Chemical Sciences and Advanced Materials Building: $24 million

VIDEO: Monday Capitol update

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