Wray House

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Photo of Wray House, located on South Green

Building Type:
Residence Hall

Campus Green:
South Green

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Current Use

Wray House is located in the South Green, coordinates K-7 on the campus map. It is marked as #84 on the map.

Wray House is a residence hall. Each room has its own window air conditioner.

The Housing office provides more detailed information online.


Built in 1968, Wray House was part of the South Green complex. The number 13 residence hall was opened in November 1970. At the South Green Dedication Ceremonies in September 1973, the building number 13 was given the name Wray House.

Edith A. Wray

Wray House is named in honor of Edith A. Wray, a native of Shelbyville, IN. She was educated at Shelbyville High School, Depauw University, Stanford University, University of Wisconsin, Oxford University in England, and Bryn Mawr. She was a professor of English at Ohio University for 36 years. She co-authored the College Composition textbook. She was sponsor of Mortar Board, senior women's honor society, and was very active in the work of American Association of University Women.


175 South Green Drive, 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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