Sumner M. Redstone Building Groundbreaking Set for April 19

Celebration will mark official start of long-awaited construction project for School of Law

Boston University School of Law will hold the groundbreaking ceremony for the Sumner M. Redstone Building and Law Tower renovation, the centerpiece of the School of Law’s Campus Campaign, on Friday, April 19 at 2:30 pm on Alpert Mall in front of the Law Tower.

Remarks will be given by BU President Robert A. Brown, BU Law Dean Maureen A. O’Rourke, BU Law student Meghan Kelly (’15) and BU Law alumna Shari Redstone (JD ’78, LLM ’81). Following the ceremony, a reception will be held in Barristers Hall, where the building model will be available for viewing, and in Ring Lounge, which provides a view of the construction site. Refreshments will be served during the reception.

The Sumner M. Redstone Building will welcome its first class in fall 2014 and the renovated Law Tower will reopen in fall 2015.