College Buildings Named After Phi Gamma Deltas
The following incomplete list notes college and university buildings named after brothers of Phi Gamma Delta. It does not list miscellaneous monuments or memorials to brothers, such as flagpoles or plaques, although it does include major programs such as schools of management. The Curator of Archives welcomes your additions and corrections. Also see our list of college and university presidents.
Building (Year Built) - Brother named for, and/or who donated it (Institution where initiated and graduating class year), positions of note.
ACADIA UNIVERSITY, Canada
Cutten House (1975) - George Barton Cutten (Yale 1897), university president 1910-1922.
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
Gallalee Hall (1949) - John M. Gallalee (Alabama Faculty), university president 1948-1953.
Gordon Palmer Hall - Gordon D. Palmer (Alabama 1919), trustee.
Maxwell Hall (The Observatory, 1844) - Frederick R. Maxwell, Jr. (Alabama 1911), faculty member and founder of aeronautical engineering program.
Jerry Pate Golf Center (2004) - Jerome K. Pate (Alabama 1975).
Reis Library (1902) - William Edward Reis (Allegheny 1869).
Ford Memorial Chapel - John B. Ford Jr. (Allegheny 1888).
Henderson Auditorium in Quigley Hall - John J. Henderson (Allegheny 1862) and Edward H. Henderson (Allegheny 1863).
Montgomery Gym (1897) - James Montgomery (Allegheny 1877), professor, acting college president 1902.
McDowell Hall - William Fraser McDowell (Ohio Wesleyan 1879), Methodist bishop and educator
Calvin Coolidge Hall (1964) - Calvin Coolidge (Amherst 1895), U.S. President.
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Eller College of Management - Karl Eller (Arizona 1952).
Draughon Library - Ralph Brown Draughon (Auburn Faculty), university president 1948-1965.
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
Edmund F. Ball Building (1988) - Edmund F. Ball (Wabash 1928).
Burkhardt Building (1924) - Richard W. Burkhardt (Knox 1939), acting university president 1978-1979.
L.A. Pittenger Student Center (1952) - Lemuel A. Pittenger (Indiana 1900), university president.
Landon Student Union (2004) - R. Kirk Landon (Georgia Tech 1950)
BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY
Snavely Student Center - Guy E. Snavely (Allegheny Faculty), university president 1921-1937 and 1955-1957.
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
McGavin Building (1995) - Gerald A. B. McGavin (British Columbia 1960), benefactor.
Yawkey Athletics Center - Thomas A. Yawkey (Yale 1925), owner of Boston Red Sox baseball team.
Marsh Chapel - Daniel L. Marsh (Northwestern 1906), university president 1926-1951.
Mathewson Memorial Stadium and Gateway (1928) - Christy Mathewson (Bucknell 1902), major league baseball pitcher; Baseball Hall of Fame.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Durham Theater (in Dwinelle Hall) - Willard Higley Durham (Yale 1904), professor.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Powell Library - Lawrence Clark Powell (Occidental 1928), librarian.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Atkinson Hall - Richard C. Atkinson (Chicago 1949), UCSD chancellor and UC system president.
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
Baker Memorial Building (1957; razed 2004) - Newton D. Baker (Johns Hopkins 1892, Washington and Lee 1894), Archon President 1905-1910, Mayor of Cleveland 1912-1916, and US Secretary of War 1916-1921.
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
Langsam Library - Walter C. Langsam (Union Faculty), university president 1955-1971.
Dabney Residence Hall - Charles William Dabney (Hampden Sydney 1873, Virginia 1878), university president 1904-1920.
Gage Memorial Union (1966) - Dr. Harry Morehouse Gage (Wooster 1900), college president 1920-1941 and 1956-1958.
Cutten Complex (1966) - George Barton Cutten (Yale 1897), university president 1922-1942.
Reid Athletic Center (1959) - William Alonzo Reid (Colgate 1918), director of physical education 1935-1955.
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Norlin Library - George F. Norlin (Colorado Faculty), university president 1919-1939.
Chrystie Field House - Thomas W. Chrystie (Columbia 1924).
Mennen Hall - William G. Mennen (Cornell 1908).
Leverone Field House - Nathaniel Leverone (Dartmouth 1906).
Robert Lee Stowe Tennis House - Robert Lee Stowe (Davidson 1924).
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
Mitchell Hall (1930) - Samuel Chiles Mitchell (Richmond Faculty), university president 1914-1920.
Trabant University Center - Edward Arthur Trabant (Occidental 1940), university president 1968-1987 and 1988-1990.
Chamberlin Lodge (1927 chapter house; now a university dorm) - Samuel Scovel Chamberlin (Denison 1896).
Shorney Hall (1967) - G. Herbert Shorney (Denison 1918), university trustee 1929-1971.
Hartzell Hall (1935) - Joseph Crane Hartzell (Illinois Wesleyan 1868), Methodist missionary and bishop, president of 1898 Ekklesia.
EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Burnam Hall (1920) - Anthony Rollins Burnam (DePauw 1867).
UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE
Clifford Memorial Library (1955) - George Sonntag Clifford (Hanover 1879), "The Father of Evansville College", on original Board of Trustees; first person to suggest the moving of Moores Hill College to Evansville; first to receive an honorary degree conferred by the College (1922).
Ridgway University Center (2008) - William L. Ridgway (Indiana 1943), university trustee.
Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building - Family includes John H. Schroeder (Wabash 1942) and John C. Schroeder (Wabash 1969), who both served as board of trustees president.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Hume Hall (1958, rebuilt 2000) - Hadrath Harold Hume (Iowa 1890), provost 1943-1949 and interim president 1947-1948.
Johnson Hall (burned 1980s) - Richard S. Johnson (Florida 1932), university registrar 1939-1965.
Newins-Ziegler Hall - Harold S. Newins (Lafayette 1909), first director, School of Forestry.
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Landon Football Fieldhouse (2009) - R. Kirk Landon (Georgia Tech 1950)
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
Milton Carothers Hall - Milton W. Carothers (Alabama 1919), acting president 1960.
McGlothlin Residence Hall - William Joseph McGlothlin , university president 1919-1933.
R. Kirk Landon Learning Center (2003) - R. Kirk Landon (Georgia Tech 1950)
Breidenbaugh Hall - Edward S. Breidenbaugh (Gettysburg 1867), chemistry professor 1874-1924.
McCreary Hall - the McCreary family, descendants of John Frederick McCreary (Gettysburg 1860).
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
Lake Herrick - Allyn M. Herrick (Syracuse 1934), dean of school of forestry.
Peale Science Center - Norman Vincent Peale (Ohio Wesleyan 1920), author and theologian.
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
Renfrew Building - Malcolm M. Renfrew (Idaho 1932), chemistry department chairman.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Kinley Hall (1925; known as Commerce Building until 1946) - David Kinley (Johns Hopkins 1893), university president 1920-1930; a founder of Chi Iota Chapter.
Daniels Hall (1964) - Arthur Hill Daniels (Illinois 1897) professor, dean, and from 1933-1934, acting president; charter member of Chi Iota Chapter.
ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
DeMotte Hall (acquired 1965) - Harvey C. DeMotte (Illinois Wesleyan Faculty), professor, university vice president, acting president.
Ferguson Hall - Wilbur Ferguson (Ohio Wesleyan 1879), faculty member and university vice president.
Horenberger Field (baseball) - Jack Horenberger (Illinois Wesleyan 1936), coach, dean, and athletic director.
Wilder Field, site of Illinois Wesleyan Stadium - William Henry Wilder (Illinois Wesleyan 1873), university president 1888-1897.
Wilder House - William Henry Wilder (Illinois Wesleyan 1873), university president 1888-1897.
Woodburn Hall, and Woodburn House - James A. Woodburn (Indiana 1876), professor from 1890 to 1924; historian of the University.
Edmund F. Ball Medical Education Center at Muncie Center - Edmund F. Ball (Wabash 1928).
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Pappajohn Business Building (1993); Pappajohn Pavillion - John Pappajohn (Iowa 1952). Also namesake of John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers (not a building).
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Dunning Hall - J. H. Fitzgerald Dunning (Johns Hopkins 1924), lifetime university trustee; alumni association president.
Macaulay Hall - P. Stewart Macaulay (Washington and Jefferson 1923, Johns Hopkins 1923), university executive vice president and provost.
Steinwald House - Osmar P. Steinwald (Johns Hopkins 1928), director of alumni relations 1948-1970 and author of many Phi Gam songs.
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS
Lewis Residence Hall - Luther North Lewis (Kansas 1883), former Purple Legionnaire.
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
William Taylor Hall - William D. Taylor (Washington 1926), professor.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
McVey Hall - Frank L. McVey (Ohio Wesleyan 1893), university president 1917-1940.
Ingersoll House - the Ingersoll family, including Harold (Knox 1911), Stephen L. (Knox 1918), and Roy C. (Knox 1908).
Hulbert House - Marshall B. Hulbert (Lawrence Faculty), dean and professor.
Lehman College (1968) - Herbert H. Lehman (Williams 1899), New York Governor 1933-1942, US Senator 1949-1957, 1963 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
Riley Hall - Leonard W. Riley (Denison 1894), college president.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
Murray Hall - Joseph M. Murray (Maine 1923), acting president 1958.
Cloke Plaza - Paul Cloke (Maine Faculty), university dean 1926-1950.
Jenkins Hall - Albert G. Jenkins (Jefferson 1848), congressman and Civil War general
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Johnson Athletics Center - Howard Wesley Johnson (Chicago Faculty), president 1966-1971 and board of trustees president.
Minnich Residence Hall - Harvey C. Minnich (Miami Faculty), Dean of School of Education 1928-1929.
Withrow Court - John W. Withrow (Ohio Wesleyan 1877), university trustee c.1884.
Ralph Young Track and Field Complex - Ralph H. Young (Chicago 1913, Washington and Jefferson 1915), first Athletic Director 1923-1954.
White Hall (1970) - Lynn T. White, Jr. (Stanford 1928), college president 1943-1958.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Coffman Memorial Union (1940) - Lotus D. Coffman (Indiana 1906), university president 1920-1938.
Holman Building (1956) - William F. Holman (Nebraska 1904), professor.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - DULUTH
Bohannon Hall - Eugene W. Bohannon (Indiana 1890), university president 1902-1937.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
Dupree Hall (1920) - John Greer Dupree (Howard 1861), professor.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Curtis Hall - Winterton C. Curtis (William 1897).
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Atkinson Quadrangle (1935) - Alfred Atkinson (Iowa State 1904), university president 1919-1937.
Anderson Hall (1968) - Robert Campbell Anderson (Hampden Sydney 1885), college president.
George T. Ettinger Building - George Taylor Ettinger (Muhlenberg 1880).
Montgomery Hall (1921) - J. Knox Montgomery Sr. (Indiana 1884), college president 1904-1931.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
Andersen Hall - Harold Andersen (Nebraska 1945).
Carson Theater - John "Johnny" W. Carson (Nebraska 1949).
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
Lewis Fields - Edward Morgan Lewis (Williams 1896), university president 1927-1936.
NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
John J. Theobold Hall at Old Westbury Campus - John J. Theobold (Columbia 1925).
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - CHAPEL HILL
Dean E. Smith Center, "The Dean Dome" - Dean E. Smith (Kansas 1953), head basketball coach.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - GREENSBORO
Foust Building (1892) - Julius I. Foust (North Carolina 1890), university president 1907-1934.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA
McVey Hall - Frank L. McVey (Ohio Wesleyan 1893), university president 1909-1917.
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
Ladd Hall - Edwin F. Ladd (Maine 1884), university president 1916-1921.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Gunter Hall (1928) - Julius C. Gunter (Washington and Lee 1876, Virginia 1879), governor of Colorado.
NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Pappajohn Business Center (2001) - John Pappajohn (Iowa 1952). Also namesake of John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers (not a building).
Leverone Hall - Nathaniel Leverone (Dartmouth 1906).
Coon Forum (in Leverone Hall) - Owen L. Coon (Northwestern 1915).
Coon Library (1960 - one building of the Pritzker Legal Research Center) - Owen L. Coon (Northwestern 1915).
Coons Administrative Center - Arthur G. Coons (Occidental 1920), college president 1946-1965.
Rush Gymnasium (1965) - Frank Neill Rush (Occidental 1909), board of trustees chairman.
Bell-Young Hall - James G. Bell and his son Alphonzo E. Bell, Sr. (Occidental 1895), board of trustees chairman.
Stewart-Cleland Hall (1953) - Robert Glass Cleland (Occidental Faculty) professor, dean, vice president, and trustee.
Lupton Hall - John T. Lupton (Roanoke 1882), benefactor.
Arps Hall (1926/1959) - George F. Arps (Illinois 1899, Stanford 1904, Indiana 1905), professor and college of education dean.
Baker Hall (1939/1955) - Newton D. Baker (Johns Hopkins 1892, Washington and Lee 1894), Archon President 1905-1910, Mayor of Cleveland 1912-1916, and US Secretary of War 1916-1921.
French Field House (1956) - Thomas E. French (Ohio State 1895), professor and Athletic Board chairman.
Ives Hall (1925-2002, rebuilt 2003) - Frederick W. Ives (Wisconsin 1909), professor.
Moritz College of Law - Michael E. Moritz (Ohio State 1955).
Nosker House - William C. Nosker (Ohio State 1941), killed in World War Two.
Ross Residence Hall - Mylin H. Ross (Ohio State 1931), dean of men 1952-1967.
Orton Memorial Library of Geology (1917) - Edward Orton, Jr. (Ohio State 1884).
OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
Fairbanks Gymnasium (1888, demolished) - Charles Warren Fairbanks (Ohio Wesleyan 1872).
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Erb Memorial Union - Donald M. Erb (Illinois 1922), university president 1938-1943.
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
Gilfillan Auditorium (Wilkinson Hall) - Francois A. Gilfillan (Oregon State 1918), acting president 1940-1942.
Edmunds Ballroom in the Smith Campus Center (formerly in the Edmunds Union, demolished 1997) - Charles K. Edmunds (Johns Hopkins 1897), university president 1928-1941.
Hanley Hall - Sally and William Hanley (Purdue 1960), benefactors.
Hansen Hall - Arthur G. Hansen (Purdue 1947), president 1971-1982.
Rawls Hall - Jerry S. Rawls (Texas Tech 1966), benefactor.
Weiler Lounge of the Krannert Center - Emanuel T. Weiler (DePauw 1936), founder and dean of management school.
Tom Spurgeon Golf Training Center - Thomas E. Spurgeon (Purdue 1961).
Day Football Field - Frank L. Day (Roanoke 1891), professor.
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
The Ryan Center (2002) - Thomas Ryan (Rhode Island 1975)
Woodward Building - Carl R. Woodward (Rutgers 1914), university president 1941-1958.
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND
Freeman Hall (1964) - Douglas Southall Freeman (Richmond 1904), rector of university of trustees; two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient.
Hardy Track and Field Complex - Frederick T. Hardy (Richmond Initiate), track coach 1950-1985.
Jepson Hall (1992), Jepson School of Leadership Studies, Jepson Theater, Jepson Alumni Center (1997) - Robert S. Jepson, Jr. (Richmond 1964), benefactor.
Tyler Haynes Commons (1977) - W. Tyler Haynes (Richmond 1922).
Whitehurst Pavillion (1998) - John D. Whitehurst (Richmond 1927).
Lipman Hall - Jacob Goodale Lipman (Rutgers Faculty).
SANTA ANA COLLEGE
Johnson Campus Center - John E. Johnson (Occidental 1938), college president 1957-19__.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Woodrow College (1914, 1924) - James Woodrow (Jefferson 1848), university president 1891-1897.
Currell College - William Spenser Currell (Washington and Lee 1874), university president 1914 to 1922.
Hulley Tower (1934) - Lincoln Hulley (Bucknell 1888), university president 1904-1934.
Hay College Center (1965) - Samuel Burney Hay (Davidson 1916), college president 1948-1965.
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
Dabney Hall - Charles W. Dabney (Hampden Sydney 1873, Virginia 1878), first university
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
Waggener Hall (1931) - Leslie Waggener (Union 1856, Bethel 1860), professor and university president; legate (installing officer) of Tau Deuteron Chapter, 1883.
Prather Hall (1937) - William L. Prather (Washington and Lee 1871), university president 1899-1905; originator of the phrase, "the eyes of Texas are upon you," from which comes the University song.
Rawls Golf Course; Rawls College of Business - Jerry S. Rawls (Texas Tech 1966), benefactor.
Roth Hall - Henry Warren Roth (Gettysburg 1861), first college president 1875-1887, and his younger brother Theophilus B. Roth (Thiel 1874), fourth college president 1893-1904.
Shearer Studio Art Center - Charles L. Shearer (Kentucky 1964), university president 1983-2010.
Strebel Student Center - Ralph F. Strebel (Syracuse 1916), dean.
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
Coolidge Hall (1947) - Calvin Coolidge (Amherst 1895).
VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY
Norris Hall - Earle B. Norris (Pennsylvania State 1904), Dean of Engineering 1928-1952.
Collett Courts - John P. Collett (Wabash 1924), president of college board of trustees.
Wolcott Hall - Roger G. Wolcott (Wabash 1915).
WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE (see historic site page)
Miller Library - U. Grant Miller (Washington and Jefferson 1907), college trustee.
WASHINGTON AND LEE
Gaines Residence Hall - Francis P. Gaines (Richmond 1912), university president and chancellor 1930-1957.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Eagleson Hall - Lt. James M. Eagleson (Washington 1916), died of influenza just after returning from World War One service in France with the 69th field artillery.
Schmitz Hall - Henry Schmitz (Washington 1914), university president 1953-1958.
Condon Hall - John Condon (Washington Faculty), dean of students; memorialized by the Condon Cup.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Daggy Hall - Maynard Lee Daggy (DePauw 1896), professor.
WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE
Semple Hall and Wing (1957) - Robert B. Semple (William Jewell Faculty), professor 1868-1908.
White Science Center (1992) - John F. White (William Jewell 1967), head of board of trustees.
Lehman Hall - Herbert H. Lehman (Williams 1899), New York Governor 1933-1942, US Senator 1949-1957, 1963 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
Wheeler Council Ring at arboretum (1938) - Kenneth Jensen Wheeler (Wisconsin 1935).
Hanley Hall - Stanley M. Hanley (Wittenberg 1923).