uRegina seeks $10-million boost in provincial sustaining capital grant

March 11, 2009

In its capital funding request to the Saskatchewan government, the University of Regina has put deferred maintenance and new projects at the top of its needs list. The university is requesting the province increase its sustaining capital grant to $16.9 million from the $7.02 million it currently receives, which would bring funding up to the nationally recommended 1.3% of replacement value. uRegina would like to see movement on 2 key capital projects that support the learning and teaching mission: a $70-million student learning commons and a $52-million professional programs complex. U of R Report