Western Connecticut State University professors cheered the news Tuesday that the long-awaited Visual and Performing Arts Center has been granted state funding, with construction expected to begin this fall. article by Eileen Fitzgerald
WestConn President James Schmotter learned Tuesday morning that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has approved bonding for the $80 million building, which has been on the university's wish list for 20 years and in planning for about eight.
Schmotter said he understood it was one of two "shovel-ready" projects in the Connecticut State University System that received Malloy's go-ahead.
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