Construction of the $25 million Instructional Facility #3 (IF3),
an expansion of the Science Building and
an addition to the Zahnow Library, started
in September. The 105,000 square foot Science Building was expected
to include classroom, computer laboratories, chemistry laboratories,
the physics and biology departments, and office and support space.
The library portion of the project included the addition of 38,530
square feet. Construction was expected to be completed in 2001.
living center for upperclassmen opened in the fall with more than
November 1, Crystal M. Langue, associate vice president for academic
affairs and director of Faculty Support and Sponsored Programs,
died. In June, the SVSU Board of Control had dedicated the
Crystal M. Lange College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Lange founded
SVSU's College of Nursing and served as its dean for 20 years. She
was with SVSU for 23 years, joining the staff in 1976 as dean and
professor in what was then the School of Nursing and Allied Health.