LIVEBLOG: Facilities Forum (OR: What Are All the New Buildings Gonna Be?)

University Provost Joyce Jacobsen and President Roth emailed the entire campus earlier this semester about two “facilities forums.”

You: “Wesleying, wtf is that?? It sounds like a snoozefest!”

Wesleying: “It very well might be, but we do think it’s going to cover a lot of important issues and we wanted to liveblog so that other folks who can’t attend know what’s going on.”

According to the email, the folks in North College “are reaching out for broad input” on what improvements to make to different physical spaces around campus. The email mentioned a list of things being considered:

  • Moving the DAC collections into Olin Library
  • Expanding the current digital design studio into a larger digital design commons
  • Renovating the south gallery in Zilkha
  • Building the third phase of the Center for Film Studies
  • Renovating the PAC and building
  • A new science building to replace Hall-Atwater

Yeah, it seems important. So here we go: