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The University of Iowa (UI) recently announced that it will begin planning the next 10 years of facilities construction and upgrades, creating much-needed academic space at the core of campus. Rod Lehnertz, senior vice president for finance and operations, and UI Hospitals & Clinics CEO Suresh Gunasekaran presented a preliminary draft of the UI’s 10-year facilities master plan to the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, as the university sought the board’s approval to proceed with planning the extensive revitalization of campus.
While the 10-year plan is likely to evolve and change, projects designed to support the university’s academic mission and improve student success, include:
The plan also includes: expanding the Tippie College of Business; purchasing and renovating the balance of University Capitol Centre; selling the Jefferson Building and relocating occupants to academic space on campus; and relocating the UI’s four cultural centers to the west end of Hubbard Park.
Some of the projects envisioned for the healthcare campus include:
Dan Hounsell is senior editor, facility group.