Science Building Renderings
Baylor University regents today approved the first major components of Baylor 2012, the institution's recently adopted 10-year vision.
Approval of the bond financing clears the way for a May groundbreaking on the 500,000-square-foot science facility, which will be located on the current intramural field adjacent to the McLane Student Life Center.
Regents also approved architectural plans for the new building, the largest construction project in Baylor's 157-year history. It will consolidate departments currently located in Sid Richardson and Marrs McLean science buildings, including chemistry, physics, biology, geology, mathematics, neurosciences and psychology. The Beck Group of Dallas has been selected as the general contractor, and work should begin in June with completion slated by fall of 2004.