Hughes House

Eaton Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 1345-1379
Rooms 1380

House Details

Floor #: 3
Gender: Male
Capacity: 50
Room #s: 1345-1380
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Carpet
Room Types: Double - 4 per.
Room Size: 10' x 12' with 7' x 7'
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: 9'4"

House History

HUGHES, Raymond M. (1873-1958) came to Iowa State as the eighth president in 1927 and served until 1936. After his retirement he returned to Iowa State as President Emeritus and devoted his time to research and writing. Accomplishments during his administration included marked furtherance of the internal organization of the university, liberalization of the technical curriculum, improvement of the cultural tones, development of converted campaign to improve teaching, development of unified research program, introduction of the advisory system later to become the Student Counseling Service, opening of the Memorial Union, establishment of the placement service, introduction of the Ward System and adoption of the mandatory "step down at sixty-five rule".