Stalker Hall

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Stalker Hall
General information
Type Classroom
Architectural style Art Deco
Location Chestnut Street; on the Quadrangle of Indiana State University
Coordinates Coordinates: 39°28′13″N 87°24′32″W / 39.470167°N 87.408858°W / 39.470167; -87.408858
Named for Francis M. Stalker
Completed 1954
Design and construction
Architect Ralph Oscar Yeager of Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager
Stalker Hall at

Stalker Hall is the current home of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana State University. Originally named the Education & Social Studies Building upon completion in 1954, it was renamed Stalker Hall in 1966 in honor of Francis Marion Stalker, a long-member of the Faculty from 1892–1929.

From 2004–2005, it underwent a $5.5 million renovation which addressed structural, technological and cosmetic deficiencies. It is now fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act's standards.

  • Architect: Ralph O. Yeager
  • Contractor: J.L. Simmons Co., Inc. and Nehf Hardware & Electric Co., Terre Haute
  • Initial Cost: ~$920,000
  • Renovated: 2004–2006 Classrooms now contain the latest technology, Additional elevators were added, Energy-efficient windows and doors were installed, A new facade was added to the southern entrance of building, "tying" it to the Quadrangle.
  • Notes: This is the second Indiana State University building to bear the name Stalker Hall, the initial building was the 'Laboratory School' constructed in 1905 and razed in 1953.

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