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Voigt Hall

Main Building Image
Photo of Voigt Hall, located on North Green
#46

Building Type:
Residence Hall

Campus Green:
North Green

Grid Map Square:
H-3

Current Use

Voigt Hall is located in the North Green, coordinates H-3 on the campus map. It is marked as #46 on the map.

Voigt Hall is a residence hall.

Residence Services provides more detailed information online.

History

Voigt Hall was built in 1954 and used as a residence hall that originally housed 150 female students.

Irma E. Voigt

Voigt Hall was named in honor of Irma Voigt. A native of Quincy, IL, she was educated at Illinois State Normal University, receiving her undergraduate degree. She received her doctorate degree at the University of Illinois in 1913. She served as a a principal and Latin department head before coming to Ohio University as the Dean of Women, serving the university for 36 years from 1913 - 1949. She attended Oxford summer school for American University Women in 1932, and was a delegate to the International Federation of University Women, which met in Edinburg, Scotland. She was a member of the National Association of Deans of Women and American Council of Guidance and Personnel Associations. She was instrumental in establishing student government at Ohio University and establishing a Red Cross auxiliary on campus, being the first university auxiliary in the nation. She authored several books, among them, Life and Works of Mrs. Teresa Robinson, Deans at Work, Undergraduates, and Housing College Students.

Location

34 N. College St., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)


The North Green

The North Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

North Green has one residence hall, Voigt Hall. Notable buildings on this green include Hudson Health Center, Glidden Hall, Hudson Health Center and Schoonover Center.

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