Meharry Medical College Adding Its First New Building in 30 Years

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

April 19, 2013

turner_front Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, has announced that it has broken ground on the first new building on campus in 30 years. The three-story, 80,000-square-foot project will be called the Turner Family Center. It will include space for classrooms, an auditorium, a banquet hall, food court, and administrative office space.

The $25 million complex is named for Cal Turner Jr., the former CEO of Dollar General stores. The building is expected to be completed in the fall of 2014.