Massachusetts colleges say facility upgrades are overdue

Nov. 6, 2007
Campuses plagued by outdated buildings and lack of funding.

Across Massachusetts, the public college and university system is plagued by creaking infrastructure, cramped classrooms and labs, and outdated buildings. As lawmakers debate Governor Deval Patrick's proposal to spend $2 billion over the next decade to revamp college facilities, college officials say they have been hobbled for years because state is one of the nation's stingiest when it comes to spending on campus improvements.
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EARLIER: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, seeking to upgrade the aging infrastructure of the state's colleges and universities, is proposing to spend $2 billion over the next 10 years to replace outdated structures and build new research facilities.
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