The University of Illinois announced more than $263 million in construction projects at its campuses in Urbana-Champaign and Chicago, the The Associated Press has reported via Herald Courier.
The board of trustees approved funding for 10 projects, including new or renovated residential, research and classroom buildings. The projects are part of $1.2 billion in construction improvements the university has made over the past five years.
Eight of the projects are at the Urbana-Champaign campus. They include an addition to expand small animal surgery at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the replacement of track and field facilities. The Chicago projects include new research facilities at the Medical Sciences Building, the AP reported.