Converse House

Friley Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 4471-4479
Rooms 4480-4490
Rooms 4491-4498

House Details

Floor #: 4
Gender: Male
Capacity: 39
Room #s: 4471-4498
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Unlofted, metal fram
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Single, Double, Triple
Room Size:
Window Size: Sm. 22.5" x 52", Lg. 45.5" x 52", XLg. 70" x 52"
Ceiling Height: Between 8'2" and 8'8", with a downward slant toward the external wall

House History

CONVERSE, Blair (1893-1939) joined the staff of Technical Journalism (now Journalism and Mass Communication) in 1919, and served as head of the department from 1927 to 1939. He was the author of many books in his chosen field of journalism. He served on many important University Committees - Athletic Council, Advisor to the President, Lecture, Board of Directors of the Memorial Union and he was also advisor to several student organizations and served as president of the American Association of Teachers of Journalism in 1937. He was a man of many interests, of vision, a wise counselor, intelligent, courageous in his convictions and unswerving in his loyalties.