Texas Southern University officials commemorated construction of its new Library Learning Center today in a special groundbreaking ceremony. TSU President Austin A. Lane, TSU’s Board of Regents, elected officials and representatives from Con-Real Construction, Turner Construction and Moody-Nolan Architecture were in attendance.
The library will be located adjacent to the Barbara Jordan–Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Construction of the $43 million building has a distinctive design and is slated to open in Fall 2019.The University’s distance and online education divisions, administrative offices, support services and a board room will be housed in the new center. The library will provide an array of resources for upper-level, graduate and professional researchers. TSU freshmen will receive a range of dedicated academic services to bolster their first-year curriculum. Library patrons will have high-tech access to materials and more efficient methods for data collection.