College of Architecture, Planning &lifier Design naming expansion Regnier Hall
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015
When construction is completed in 2017, Regnier Hall will adjoin the broadened east side of Seaton Hall, doubling the school of Architecture, Planning &lifier Design's sq footage. Download this photo.
MANHATTAN — Kansas Condition University's College of Architecture, Planning &lifier Design, or APDesign, facility expansion project includes Regnier Hall, recently named in recognition of the gift in the Regnier family. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the title at its Sept. 16 meeting.
When construction is completed in 2017, Regnier Hall will adjoin the broadened east side of Seaton Hall, doubling the college's sq footage and supplying needed updates to learning facilities greater than a century old.
The Regnier family's V+H Charitable Foundation made charge gift of $4 million towards the project. Victor Regnier, a 1971 graduate from the college, now works as professor of architecture and gerontology for that College of Los Angeles in La.
"This brand new building is a wonderful enhanced atmosphere for learning, " he stated. "The school has always symbolized quality, and you want to support a great organization which will stand out even more with a lot more funding."
Altogether, the school is trying to raise $15 million through private gifts and student costs for that 194Thousand-square-feet project. In June, Kansas legislators approved condition bond funding amassing $60 million to aid the work. The college's Student Advisory Council has additionally expressed its support, voting this past year to considerably raise student costs to profit the work.
Academic programs within APDesign consistently devote the very best 10 across the country by industry ratings and attract students from across the nation and round the world. Using the new Regnier Hall and broadened Seaton Hall, the school intends to improve even more with increased unique possibilities for collaborative study and applied research and enhanced security and technology.