Hammond Hall

Hammond HallDesigned by Peckham Guyton Albers & Viets Architects and built by Paul-Wertenberger Construction at a cost of $10.25M, this beautiful, modern, high-tech building occupies 36,067 gross square feet in the heart of campus. It is nestled on the banks of Big Creek between Tomanek Hall and Gross/Cunningham Hall. It was occupied in July, 2014, and currently houses departments of Informatics, the Virtual College, and the Office of University Relations and Marketing.".

Hammond Hall is dedicated to Dr. Edward H. Hammond, the eighth president of Fort Hays State University. Dr. Hammond was born in McAllen, Texas, and reared in the Kansas City, Kansas, area. President Hammond received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Emporia State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Prior to accepting the presidency at FHSU in 1987, he held administrative positions at the universities of Louisville, Seton Hall, Southern Illinois, Purdue and Missouri. He was the longest serving president in the Kansas Board of Regents system and the longest serving president in the 110-year history of FHSU.

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