About a year and a half after an official schedule called for construction to start on a new dormitory at the University of Wisconsin’s Whitewater campus, state officials are moving toward hiring a firm to design the project.
Even while calling for no money to be set aside for a proposed dorm at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus, Gov. Scott Walker says his budget plans could provide a way for the project to move forward in the next few years.
A report showing construction costs are rising at the fastest pace in six years is giving weight to criticism that Wisconsin officials’ postponing two dormitory projects will result in steeper prices for taxpayers.
The University of Wisconsin System has released preliminary numbers showing enrollment is slightly down this year, but school officials say the state should plow ahead with currently shelved plans to build two new dormitories.
Eric Tucker AP Writer Providence, RI — The new era of student housing: river views, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances and 9-foot ceilings. When classes start this fall — if all goes as planned — some 300 students at Johnson & ...