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Name Meredith Hall (WKU)
Details Other Names - Sorority Hall
Date Built - 1991
Cost: approx. $3.8 million
Architects: Johnson / Romanowitz
Contractor: Construction Dynamics, Inc.

Namesake - Thomas Carter Meredith was born in Owensboro December 7, 1941. He obtained his BS from Kentucky Wesleyan in 1963, his MS from WKU in 1966 and his PhD from the University of Mississippi in 1971. His early career was spent teaching high school in Owensboro, Kentucky and LaHarpe, Illinois. From there he moved into administrative positions in Jeffersonville, Indiana and the board of trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning in Mississippi. Meredith was vice chancellor for executive affairs at the University of Mississippi when he came to WKU in 1988.

History - Meredith and Zacharias Halls were financed together by the sale of $7,041,186 bonds and repaid through housing fees. The dorm was dedicated Nov. 1, 2000. At one time the dorm was home to 182 sorority sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Delta Pi, Phi Mu and Chi Omega.
Archives Entries 4
Photograph Entries 12

Associated Records

Image of UA1B University Wide Committees/Events 1. Events 7. Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings - Western Kentucky University

UA1B University Wide Committees/Events 1. Events 7. Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings - Western Kentucky University

Records regarding special ceremonies, dedications, groundbreakings not already housed in a particular office.

Image of College Heights Herald  - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 50 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3016">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3016</a>. Issue is mis-numbered WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Just a Second Campus Line For the Record / Crime Reports People Poll Sports Diversions Movie Reviews Classifieds Articles in this issue: Back, Shannon. Radon Testing Postponed Back, Shannon & Mikki Olmsted. Sorority Hall Elevator Catches Fire - Meredith Hall (WKU) Batcheldor, Matt. Students Question Student Government Association's Elitist Attitude, Concern Lenz, Reb

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 8. Thomas Meredith Subseries 9 Interviews/Oral History 3. Western Edition  - WKU President's Office - Meredith

UA3 President's Office Series 8. Thomas Meredith Subseries 9 Interviews/Oral History 3. Western Edition - WKU President's Office - Meredith

Western Edition program with Todd Gibbs and Thomas Meredith discussing budget cuts and new buildings on campus.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

Photographs, negatives, postcards, drawings, slides and digital images of Western Kentucky University buildings. Includes buildings of founding institutions. Subseries 1. Academic Athletic Performance Center / Diddle Arena Subseries 2. Academic Complex Subseries 3. Agricultural Exposition Center Subseries 4. Proposed Buildings Subseries 5. Barnes-Campbell Subseries 6. Barracks Subseries 7. Bates-Runner Subseries 8. Bemis Lawrence Subseries 9. Cabell Hall Subseries 10. Cedar House aka Faculty House Subseries 11. West Hall Subseries 12. Unidentified Subseries 13. Cherry Hall, 1937+ Subseries 14. Glasgow Normal School Subseries

Image of Aerial View - Unknown

Aerial View - Unknown

Aerial photograph of WKU campus, OS Box 30 Folder 4.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Aerial View of WKU - Doane, Jim

Aerial View of WKU - Doane, Jim

Aerial view of WKU campus.

Image of Zacharias Hall - Unknown

Zacharias Hall - Unknown

Zacharias Hall under construction.

Image of Zacharias Hall & Meredith Hall - Unknown

Zacharias Hall & Meredith Hall - Unknown

Zacharias Hall and Meredith Hall under construction.

Image of WKU Campus - Unknown

WKU Campus - Unknown

Aerial view of WKU campus

Image of WKU Zacharias Hall 360 Degrees - Lewis, Clinton

WKU Zacharias Hall 360 Degrees - Lewis, Clinton

A series of images giving a 360 degree view from where the photographer was standing near Zacharias Hall.