Namesake: William Murdy
Dates: Construction in 2008 | Named in 2013
Purpose: Residence hall
Originally called Beta Hall, the East Village residence Murdy Hall is named for William Murdy, longtime Emory College professor of biology and coauthor of the Murdy-Carter Report that has guided preservation of Emory's environmental resources.
Murdy served as a transformative dean of Oxford College from 1986 to 1999.