OPUS NORTHWEST TO BUILD KSU SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES BUILDING
MANHATTAN, KAN. — Minneapolis-based Opus Northwest has been selected to design and construct a building for Kansas State University’s (KSU) School of Leadership Studies, which will be located on the college’s main campus in Manhattan. The $11 million project, which has been designed to achieve LEED Silver certification, is being privately funded under the auspices of the KSU Foundation. The two-story, 36,000-square-foot building will house the university’s School of Leadership Studies as well as the Cargill Center for Ethical Leadership. In addition to classrooms, seminar rooms and offices for faculty and student organizations, the facility will feature a 220-seat town hall auditorium, six open meeting spaces and an Info Café. Opus Architects & Engineers Inc. is providing architecture and engineering services. Treanor Architects served as the design and programming consultant for the project. Construction is slated for completion in December.