BGSU Historic Campus Tour
In 1968, the Board of Trustees approved plans for construction of another building to be part of the six-phase Science Research Complex. The University administration designed the Psychology Building as a center for labs used for Psychology research and a few classrooms. Since that time, the building continued to be a center of research in the field of psychology. Currently, the building is undergoing a series of renovations to maintain the contemporary nature of the building.
Listed below are additional highlights in the history of the building:
- 1968, the Board of Trustees approves plans for the construction of the building.
- 1969, construction completed at a final cost of $2.8 million.
- 1970, officially dedicated.
- 1980, renovation completed at a final cost of $80,000. Improvements included re-roofing.
- 1987, renovation completed. Improvements included restoration of exterior masonry work on walls of the building.
- 1998, renovation begun to remove asbestos from the ceilings, addition of networking, and the addition of new lights.
- 1999, building rehabilitation and asbestos abatement.
- 2004, animal research, 5th floor renovations.