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White Dormitory

Building History
Other Names: none White
Date Built: 1968
Date Razed:
Cost of Construction: $1.3 million
Gross Square Feet: 82,731
Assignable Square Feet: 57,997
Architects: Stinson, Hall, Hines & Associates of Winston

Namesake: Ruth Allen White (1903-1999) obtained her Normal 2 year degree at East Carolina University (1925-1926).After teaching at Roanoke Rapids School in North Carolina, she returned to ECU to obtain her BA (1939) and MA (1951) degrees. White became the assistant Dean of Women, and was later appointed Dean of Women (1951). She participated actively in community and university activities. In 1951 she received the ECC Alumni Award.

History: White Hall is a ten -story dormitory housing 402 women. The outside brickwork of the building is light cream color with white pre-cast concrete trim around over and under the vertically aligned windows. Glass was useed on the exterior of the ground floor. The building was dedicated on November 9, 1969.


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