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Campus Quiz

2/26/2001
February 26, 2001

What catastrophic event occurred on campus in 1946, and what positive event happened as a result?

Answer: The top of one of the towers of the Castle Building fell and crashed through the ceiling of the rooms below. The event helped President Harvill convince the Board of Education and the Legislature that Austin Peay did indeed need new buildings. Within a short time, construction began on the McCord Building.