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Name Zacharias Hall (WKU)
Details Building Name - Zacharias Hall
Other Names - New Coed Hall
Date Built - 1992
Cost: approximately $3.8 million
Architects: Johnson / Romanowitz
Contractor: Construction Dynamics, Inc.

Namesake: Donald Zacharias was born September 18, 1935 in Salem, Indiana. He received a BA degree from Georgetown (KY) College in 1957. After a year as a high school teacher, he enrolled in Indiana University and obtained his MA in 1959 and PhD in 1963. After graduation he joined the faculty of Indiana University. Zacharias moved to the University of Texas Austin in 1969 where he advanced to Assistant to the President by 1974. When selected as Western's president, he was executive assistant to the chancellor of the University of Texas system. [Harrison, p. 264]

Building History: Meredith and Zacharias Halls were financed together by the sale of $7,041,186 bonds and repaid through housing fees. A three story building containing 104 double occupancy, suite style rooms, six resident assistant's rooms and an apartment for the resident hall director. It housed 212 students and the director. The facility features a lounge/recreation room, a computer room and laundry room. Each floor has a study room and full kitchen. The building was dedicated April 29, 1997 in honor of former WKU president Donald Zacharias.

College Heights Herald:
Smith, Elaine. "Zack's Shack Dedicated," May 1, 1997, p. 8

Other sources
"WKU Dedicates Residence Hall for Donald W. Zacharias," Alumni, Summer 1997, p. 5
Zacharias Hall Dedication Program, April 29, 1997

BOR 1997/1/31 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/bor/1997/quarterly/1/
BOR 1997/4/29 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/bor/1997/quarterly/2/
Archives Entries 8
Library Entries 0
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Photograph Entries 13

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UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 1. Public Relations - Public Affairs (WKU)

Photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies created by Public Affairs staff members of WKU faculty, staff, students, alumni and events. See container list for arrangement and description.

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 34 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3031">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3031</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: LaBelle, Charboneé. Thomas Meredith Could Be Leaving Olmsted, Mikki. Professor Charged With Conspiracy - Ray Biggerstaff Brewer, Jerry. Carter Woodson Dedicates Life to Teaching, Recognizing Others Leonard, Kim. Regents Study Lean

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 56 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3010">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3010</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. Aramark Food Service to Replace Marriott Lanter, Charlie. D.J. Adds Flavor to Turntables - Jon Foster Stamper, John. Regents Chillout on Spending Stamper, John. Vice President Names as Interim President - Barbara Burc

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 54 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3012">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3012</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: Leonard, Kim & John Stamper. Student Fees May Rise $25 for Computers Batcheldor, Matt. Keith Coffman Takes Charge - Student Government Association Back, Shannon. Food Service Contract Still Undecided Back, Shannon. Finance Committee

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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.

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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

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 6 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4467">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4467</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Adams, Bob Aguilar, Chris Festival of Heroes Girls Gone Wild Internal Revenue Service Meredith, Thomas Perry, Kenny Ramadan Rosh Hashana Tuition

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Aerial view of WKU campus.

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Zacharias Hall

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Zacharias Hall under construction.

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Zacharias Hall & Meredith Hall - Unknown

Zacharias Hall and Meredith Hall under construction.

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