Visitors to Syracuse University frequently remark on the beauty
of our campus. Well-tended grounds and charming buildings are
important, of course. But the real story is the constant effort
to maintain the physical plant, to build new facilities and renovate
others where necessary, and to adapt to high-speed changes in
Internet Access in the Residence Halls
high-speed Internet access project began in 1997 with 5 wired residence halls
serving approximately 500 student rooms. By 2001, 134 buildings had been wired,
providing Internet service to 3,500 student rooms.
facility, named for the late Chancellor Melvin A. Eggers, was completed in 1994.
56,030-gross-square-foot addition to the College of Law complex was completed
and Bill Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
in October 2000, this 25,000-square-foot facility features a regulation hockey
rink and a smaller, studio rink.
and Shawn Lampe Athletics Complex
The athletics department made numerous improvements to its facilities in the past
decade, including the 1997 dedication of the athletics complex named in honor
of Joseph O. Lampe ’53, G’55, chair of the SU Board of Trustees, and his wife,
Shawn. The Roy Simmons Sr. Coaches Center was built in 1995 and dedicated in
1998, and the George R. Iocolano and William C. Petty Football Wing was constructed
in 1991 and named in 1996. The complex also features the renovated 2,700-seat
Coyne Field, the new 1,500-seat soccer stadium, a 400-meter track, and football,
lacrosse, field hockey, and soccer practice fields. In addition, a softball
field was built at Skytop in 1999.
was built in 1994.
been a modest increase in the overall physical plant in the
past 10 years. The Academic Space Plan calls for an increase
of 10 percent in available academic and administrative space
in the near future.