New building almost finished

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Work on a long awaited construction project is wrapping up.

Millikin University is getting a new commons area.

The $27 million Commons Area will also include the Staley Library.

There will be a center for academics and activities for students as well. Also some new technology that will give students and faculty the ability to communicate with people around the world.

Students say the addition to campus has been long awaited.

This is the largest building project in Millikin University history. It’s 87,000 square feet. And will be open to the public next Monday.


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