Trice statue will return to central campus next month

Concept image shows placement of Trice statue north of Beardshea

Conceptual site plan for the Jack Trice statue north of Beardshear Hall.

The Jack Trice statue will return to central campus in late November, weather permitting. Facilities planning and management and university museums are readying the new site north of Beardshear Hall and south of the Hub. Preparations over the next few weeks include marking off the new location and installing footings and limestone blocks to support the statue. The conceptual site plan (pictured above) provides an approximation of the statue placement and improvements to the area.

The Jack Trice statue has been in protective storage since last spring. The university announced in April the return of the statue to central campus due to construction of the sports performance center and plaza near the statue's location. Prior to its home outside the northeast gate to the football stadium, the Jack Trice statue originally was located between Beardshear and Carver halls (1988-97).

Committee is forming for new Trice artwork at the stadium

An Art on Campus committee is being established to commission a significant art installation at Jack Trice Stadium to further enhance Trice's legacy. The committee will partner with public artist Ivan Depena.


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