KU hopes new medical building will be done in 3 years
University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little hopes a new health education building at the University of Kansas Medical Center can be finished in three years.
Gray-Little and other state officials Monday praised the Legislature’s approval of $25 million in bonds this year for the building. The total cost of the project in Kansas City, Kan., is $75 million.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports reports that Gray-Little believes lawmakers’ commitment will attract private donations.
The university already has $15 million for the project and will have to raise an additional $35 million.
The current health education building needs $5 million in repairs and has rooms for large lecture classes rather than the small classes medical schools now prefer.
The new building also will have room for an additional 25 students.
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