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Learn about Lamar University's construction projects
BEAUMONT - Lamar university is taking another step in a campus-wide face-lift.
Crews have begun demolishing the old Brook Shivers dormitory. The university plans to construct a new administration building and honors college in that location.
University officials have not yet determined what they will do with Plummer building, which currently houses Lamar's administration offices.
Lamar began the process of renovating or replacing many of its facilities in late 90's.
The university has built new on-campus housing and a new student dining hall.