Alberta commits $85.8 million to new MRU library

November 6, 2013

The Alberta government has committed $85.8 million to Mount Royal University’s new Riddell Library and Learning Centre, which will aim to provide “intellectual exchange, academic excellence and student success.” With the provincial funding and additional funding from the Riddell family, MRU has secured the necessary funding for the project, which is expected to begin in the spring of 2014. The building will provide 4 times more space than the existing library, and will be brought up to LEED standards. MRU News Release | Alberta News Release