A new facility to be shared by the University of Wyoming and Casper College, located at Casper, is part of an effort to increase the university’s presence at community colleges. Each institution is contributing $16 million for the 92,000-square-foot building, to contain offices, classrooms, student services, student activities, food service, a student wellness center, and recreational facilities.
The $2.5 million Benedictine University (Ill.) Alumni Welcome Center will be the spot that prospective students begin their tour of campus and where alumni can stay connected when they return. With 2,700 square feet, the center will be connected to the historic Neff farmhouse.
Liberty University (Va.) is building a four-story, 170,000-square-foot library named after and containing a museum honoring Jerry Falwell, the university’s founder. The $50 million facility will include an automated book retrieval system.
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, the country’s first osteopathic medical school, broke ground on a new $26 million dental and oral health school at its Missouri campus. Outgoing president Jack Magruder and president-elect Craig Phelps attended the ceremony.