UW System wants construction authority, Oct. 23, 2016

Karen Herzog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Like public universities in other states, about 65% of buildings on UW campuses were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s with an intended lifespan of 30 to 40 years. University officials say renovations are needed to replace worn-out building systems, and spaces within buildings must be reconfigured to meet changing academic program needs.

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