classrooms. Fresh paint. Lap top computers. New carpet. Unpacked
boxes. This spring marked the official opening of Eaton Hall’s
fourth floor, a 9,000 square-foot renovation of the historic 1909
The departments of Anthropology and Rhetoric and Media Studies
moved into the newly expanded office space, turning Eaton Hall into
the home for Willamette’s humanities-related disciplines.
In addition to office space, the renovation added two classrooms
and a media lab, the most technologically advanced space on Willamette’s
With new faculty offices, modern classrooms and multi-purpose
meeting areas, the new facility will enhance faculty teaching and
the student experience. In form and function, Eaton Hall will continue
to be a symbol of Willamette’s commitment to academic excellence.
|To date, Willamette
has raised $1.4 million toward the cost of the renovation and
is working to raise an additional $1.1 million. To
support this crucial renovation effort, Willamette is offering
naming opportunities for each of Eaton’s new classrooms
and offices. For more information about Eaton Hall’s naming
opportunities, contact Ron Korvas, vice president for University
Relations, at 503-370-6397 or visit www.willamette.edu/support.