MSUToday
Published: Oct. 30, 2015

MSU Board of Trustees roundup

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At its meeting today, the Michigan State University Board of Trustees gave the university the go-ahead to proceed with a major facilities upgrade and expansion of the Breslin Student Events Center.

The $50 million project will include upgrades on concession areas and concourses, bathroom facilities and elevators.

The project also calls for the construction of a 26,000-square-foot addition that will house the MSU Basketball Hall of History. Among other things, the hall will highlight team and individual accomplishments of the men’s and women’s basketball programs.

To read the story, visit http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2015/msu-board-approves-renovation-expansion-of-breslin-center/.

Following are other actions taken by the board at its October meeting.

  • The board authorized the university to negotiate and execute a lease for space in a Detroit location that will be used for MSU’s role in the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.
  • The university was authorized to proceed with renovations and an addition at the Engineering Research-Hulett Road facility to house the Food Processing and Innovation Center.
  • The board gave the university the go-ahead to plan for the addition of new on-campus space that will house much of MSU’s teaching and research activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.