Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Coffman exterior renovation will cost $2.1 M

From the Daily Web-site:

The University plans to renovate Coffman Union’s exterior next year, according to March Board of Regents documents.

Source: University of Minnesota

The east and south sides of the 70-year-old building will get fixed up this year’s construction season — starting in the spring and ending in the fall. The west and north sides will be addressed in the 2011 season.

The $2.1-million project was proposed in order to make the exterior of the building more weather resistent [sic] and improve its appearance.

When was the last renovation? Fairly recently! Is this really necessary right now? And we need to lay-off or furlough people?

The President wants us to agree to a declaration of financial stringency?

What is the Morrill Hall Gang thinking?


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