Construction of the new Stoffer Family Stadium, which includes the synthetic-turf Lemmons Family Field and the 14,000-square-foot Duke Athletic Center, is completed. In the fall, the school welcomes the return of football after a 46-year hiatus from the sport.
Construction is completed on a new residence hall, Brandt Hall, named for former President David Brandt and his wife Melva. The university also completes a 220-foot bridge that spans Hess Creek Canyon to better connect the new buildings on the east side of campus to the west.
Construction of a new dining hall in Hess Creek Canyon, Canyon Commons, is completed in time for a fall 2016 opening. The 30,000-square-foot facility replaces Klages Dining Hall as the primary food service venue.