Campus: Druid Hills in Atlanta
Namesake: Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans
Date: Construction in 2008
Purpose: Residence hall
Evans Hall, which along with Few Hall was one of the first two Freshman Village residences, is named for the first woman to serve on Emory's Board of Trustees, Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans. She was also the first woman to serve on The Coca-Cola Company's Board of Directors.
She was the widow of Joseph B. Whitehead, the first bottler of Coca-Cola. She also survived her second husband, Canadian army officer Arthur Kelly Evans. She established a foundation in her name, and her sons established the Whitehead Foundation in their father's name.