Armbruster House was built in 1970 and used as a residence hall for students. It was originally known as South Green building number 8.
Adolph Henry Armbruster
Armbruster House was named in honor of Adolph Henry Armbruster. A native of Auburn NY, he was educated at Western Reserve University, Harvard University and University of PIttsburg. He was a director of the School of Commerce and Professor of Finance at Ohio University. He was instrumental in establishing, a nationally recognized business college. The College was voted full membership into the national accrediting organization for business schools one year before his death. Armbruster established Beta Gamma Sigma, the honorary fraternity within the College of Commerce.
Dick Piccard revised this file (http://www.ohio.edu/athens/bldgs/armbruster.html) on April 24, 2013.