The University will apply for $500,000 from the federal government to help finance the new seven-story center for the Graduate School of Education, officials said last week. The money is being sought under Title II of the new Higher Education Facilities Act, which provides grants for the expansion of graduate schools.
Although construction of the new building on
Bids for the building were solicited in November, and the University will announce a contract award in the
Although the act gives preference to colleges with expanding enrollments, Arthur D. Trottenberg '48, assistant dean of the Faculty for resources and planning, said last night. "I think we will
Trottenberg mentioned an undergraduate science center--expected to cost at least several million dollars--as an important project for which the University might ask funds.
A number of administrative stumbling blocks remain before Harvard can receive any money under the new bill. Trottenberg noted. He said the state has not yet set up the special commission required by the