The Old Quad

The Old Quad

Built: 1962
Renovated: 1995
Residential Facilities

This was originally housing for the campus chapters of national fraternities until Greek Park was constructed in 1994-95. The residence halls are named for several prominent people associated with Centre.

Cooper House

Address: 623 West Colonel Drive, Danville, Ky. 40422
Named for John Sherman Cooper ’22, U.S. Senator (1946-49, 1952-55, and 1956-73), U.S. ambassador to India and Nepal (1955-56) and East Germany (1974-76), member of the Centre board of trustees (1961-91).

Ganfield House

Address: 625 West Colonel Drive, Danville, Ky. 40422
Named for William A. Ganfield, 11th president of Centre College (1915-1921).

LaMotte House

Address: 627 West Colonel Drive, Danville, Ky. 40422
Named for E. Golladay LaMotte ’29, native of Hopkinsville, Ky., successful businessman and farmer, chair of the Centre board of trustees (1977-79).

Tyler House

Address: 629 West Colonel Drive, Danville, Ky. 40422
Named for Robert S. Tyler ’44, prominent Tulsa, Okla., businessman, and member of the Centre board of trustees (1983-1994).

Stevenson House

Address: 142 South Beatty Avenue, Danville, Ky. 40422
Named for Adlai E. Stevenson, Class of 1859, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1875-77 and 1879-81) and U.S. Vice President (1893-97).

Vinson House

Address: 140 South Beatty Avenue, Danville, Ky. 40422
Named for Frederick M. Vinson ’09, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1924-29 and 1931-38) and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1946-53).

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