Weld Hall renovation included in Governor’s capital budget recommendations

Governor Walz’s capital budget recommendations for Minnesota State include funding for MSUM’s Weld Hall renovation. Walz’s recommendation supports all 20 of the system’s building construction projects, including $19 million for Weld Hall’s renovation, as well as $118 million for asset preservation, or HEAPR.

Walz’s capital budget includes $261.3 million for the state colleges and universities plus $213.8 million for the University of Minnesota.

Weld Hall Renovation Overview
The renovation will create flexible, technology-enhanced classrooms that foster collaborative learning environments for over 2,500 students studying English, music, entertainment industries and technology, and media arts and design. Most on-campus students take at least one class in Weld Hall.

The remodel will preserve and modernize the oldest and most distinguished building on campus, renovating Glasrud Auditorium to create a multi-purpose venue for teaching and lectures, performances, and workforce training.

Please consider showing your appreciation to @GovTimWalz for his support of Minnesota State colleges and universities.

Minnesota State serves over 340,000 students at 30 accredited two-year colleges and seven four-year universities located on 54 campuses. More than 37,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates are awarded each year.