Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Stotts Administration Center

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Institution Name: Ohio Valley University
Original/Historic Place Name: St. Joseph's Seminary
Location on Campus: north campus
Date(s) of Construction:
1967original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Modern/post-WWII (Glossary)
Significance: history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: unknown
Walls: brick
Roof: gabled roof
ca. 1967administration
ca. 1967classrooms
ca. 1967gymnasium
ca. 1967chapel
ca. 2004-present (2006)administration
ca. 2004-present (2006)classrooms
ca. 2004-present (2006)other (main facility housing most administrative and academic functions)

The Stotts Administration Center building was formerly occupied by St. Joseph's Preparatory Seminary (Diocese of Charleston/ Wheeling), which closed in the late 1980s. It was purchased by Ohio Valley College in 1993 to create a combined 300 acre campus. It now houses most of the administrative and academic functions of the college.


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