Minthorn Hall

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The writing/literature, languages, and communication arts offices are housed in Minthorn Hall. It also contains the International Student Center. Minthorn was remodeled and refurbished in 1962, 1989 and 1992.

Fun Facts:

  • The only first-generation building left on campus
  • Built in 1885 as an academy dormitory and gymnasium and was in use when future U.S. President Herbert Hoover attended
  • When the campus moved across town to the present site in 1892, Minthorn Hall was rolled on logs behind horses
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places