This summer, UofL’s central administration and Arts and Sciences Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard combined funding to renovate nine auditoriums, one classroom and the Davidson lobby and Strickler hallway.
With a budget of $1.5 million, seating and flooring were replaced, electrical was updated and everything got a fresh coat of paint.
Seven of the largest A&S lecture halls, which hadn’t been updated in earnest since 2001, were furnished with technology updates that make the rooms capable of supporting digital media in full high-definition, along with audio systems that deliver crisp, clean sound.
Tabletop, swing arm seating that allows students to use books, notepads and laptops replaced small, outdated table-arm desks. Areas also now include 120v and USB power outlets.
A&S Facilities Manager Rick Taylor oversaw the renovations, the majority of which were completed by UofL’s Physical Plant.
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