Walker Library

The Building

Combining space and services in an environment that inspires learning and interaction, the library building brings together the intellectual and social aspects of the institution in a beautiful facility.

Library picture

Size:
250,000 gross square feet - 187,500 net square feet. Four floors above ground, fully accessible to all persons with disabilities.

University Administration at time of construction:
Dr. James E. Walker, President
Dr. Barbara Haskew, Provost/VP Academic Affairs
Dr. Duane Stucky, VP Finance and Administration
Dr. Robert C. Lalance, Jr., VP Student Affairs
Dr. Linda P. Hare, VP Development and University Relations
Dr. R. Earl Thomas, VP Executive Affairs

Opening:
Spring 1999

Joint Venture Designer:
Thomas, Miller & Partners & I C Thomasson Associates, Inc.

Architect:
Thomas, Miller & Partners, Nashville

Auspices:
State of Tennessee, Tennessee Board of Regents, Tennessee Higher Education Commission, State Building Commission, SBC Project No. 166/009-06-94.