Sowle Hall

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Photo of Sowle Hall, located on South Green

Building Type:
Residence Hall

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South Green

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Current Use

Sowle Hall is located in the South Green, coordinates I-6 on the campus map. It is marked as #78 on the map.

Sowle Hall is a residence hall.

Residence Services provides more detailed information online.


Claude R. Sowle

Claude R. Sowle served as president of Ohio University from 1969 to 1974. Sowle led the University during a tumultuous time, including the closing of the University because of the riots in 1970 after the Kent State shootings. President Sowle was known for his transparency in office, often broadcasting open budget hearings live over the campus radio stations. The office of the ombuds, the office of institutional equity, and the Honors Tutorial College as we know them today were established during President Sowle's term.


105 South Green Dr., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The South Green

The South Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

South Green is composed of residence halls and a dining hall. Notable buildings on this green include Nelson Commons, Carr Hall, Sowle Hall and Brown Hall.

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