Johnson A Residence Hall Renovation. Indiana Higher Education Commission May 11, 2012. Picture of BSU today. Building Vibrant Student Neighborhoods. Higher retention rates Higher grade point averages Living/learning communities Student engagement Residential campus culture.
Johnson A Residence HallRenovation Indiana Higher Education Commission May 11, 2012
Building Vibrant Student Neighborhoods • Higher retention rates • Higher grade point averages • Living/learning communities • Student engagement • Residential campus culture
Living Learning Environments for Students • University’s housing and dining constructed in the 1960’s • Parents and students have higher expectations for both housing and dining experiences • During 2001-02 BSU developed a comprehensive plan to improve residential and dining units • The study established a priority plan for renovation and construction of new residential facilities.
Johnson A Residence Hall • Last 5 years, University has • Opened two new residence halls: Park Hall (Fall 2007) and Kinghorn Hall (Fall 2010) • Renovated: Woodworth Dining Commons, DeHority Complex and Studebaker East Complex • Other projects to follow: • Johnson B • LaFollette Complex • New Residence Hall
Detail about the projectJohnson A Residence Hall • Going from 459 beds to 592 total beds • Increase of 133 beds • Majority of rooms will be double occupancy • 20 single rooms – upperclassmen • Expand and develop academic theme housing • 2 living learning programs - Emerging Media and CCIM
Johnson A Residence Hall • Total Project Cost: $35,700,000 • Method of payment • Housing and Dining Renewal and Replacement Account • Housing and Dining Facility Student Revenue Bonds