Katherine Hall

Katherine Hall is the largest of the residence halls at Tusculum College. The primary male dormitory, it is a modern, three-story building. It was renovated in 1999, when it received new paint, flooring, furniture, bathrooms, and air conditioning.


"With enrollment on an upswing in 1960, Dr. Raymond C. Rankin, then in his ninth year as chief executive, took the opportunity to begin raising funds for additional facilities....

"Dr. Rankin inaugurated a special fund raising campaign. Within ten days, the faculty, staff, and administration had pledged $6,891. The required additional funds were all obtained without an impact on ordinary income or the endowment as many local businesses assisted with donated or reduced cost materials, supplies, and furnishings. When dedicated in honor of Mrs. Katherine Rankin on October 18, 1962, the $296,000 dormitory housed 96 women. As the result of another special Greeneville fund drive, a new 36-bed western wing was added in 1967, costing $138,971. In 1987, Katherine Hall became a men's dorm." --From Glimpses of Tusculum College