The new home for the UWG Richards College of Business will be a think tank environment, bringing students, faculty and industry together in a collaborative, inspiring space that is forward thinking in its design and daily application. Business students will learn in an environment that compels them to engage, challenge themselves and work together.

New Richards College of Business Building Enters Design Phase

Gov. Nathan Deal has approved $1.7 million in planning and design funding for the new building that will house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia as part of the fiscal year 2019 state budget.

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Estimated Timeline

The new buisness building timline breaks down the building's conception fromstart
                        to finish.

  • Pre-design and Leadership Fund-raising: Fundraising is ongoing for the many needs for our state-of-the-art facility.
  • Design: Funds for design (and construction) have been included in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget by the University System of Georgia.  
  • Construction: Groundbreaking for the building is expected to take place in fall of 2019. Construction is expected to be completed by Fall 2021.  
  • Completion: Our faculty, staff and students are excited to move in to Roy Richards Sr. Hall between Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.