University of Missouri-Kansas City seeks millions from state for campus construction

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is looking for the state to ante up more than $95 million toward high-priority campus construction and building renovation projects.

On Friday, Curators approved making that request for funds along with requests for millions more in state money that would be used for 10 other building and renovation projects proposed by the three other UM System schools in Columbia, St. Louis and Rolla.

The requests are part of a long, systemwide capital improvement list that includes some projects that have been waiting on state dollars for years, said Bob Simmons, associate vice chancellor at UMKC.

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