Manhattan Kansas State University is celebrating a $5 million expansion of Justin Hall to accommodate growth in its College of Human Ecology.
The addition includes two high-tech classrooms, three conference rooms, a student gathering space, administrative office and a new student service center. It was dedicated on Friday.
The Manhattan Mercury reports the college's enrollment has more than quadrupled since 1960, growing to 2,500 students from nearly 600. The college has nearly 100 faculty and staff members and more than $20 million in annual research funding.