Irvine Hall

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Photo of Irvine Hall at Ohio University

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West Green

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Current Use

Irvine Hall is located in the West Green, coordinates E-4 on the campus map. It is marked as #118 on the map.

Irvine Hall is used by two colleges, the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences. It is a principal locale for a broad range of research, teaching, institutes, programs, and student activities for both colleges.


Built in 1965, it was originally used as a residence hall. It was originally known as West Green building number 6. It later became part of the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

James Irvine

Irvine Hall was named in honor of James Irvine, the second president of Ohio University. A native of Washington County, New York, he was educated at Union College. He was a Professor of Mathematics before becoming president. After his retirement, he became a pastor of the Presbyterian church. No portrait or signature of him has ever been found.


57 Oxbow Trail, Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The West Green

The West Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

West Green is the home of many engineering majors and athletes due to the ready access of Stocker Center and Peden Stadium. Notable buildings on this green include Boyd Hall, Grover Center, Convocation Center and Academic & Research Center.

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