Cotten Residence Hall

Opened in 1922

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The Cotten Residence Hall, designed by Harry Barton of Greensboro, North Carolina, opened in 1922. Cotten Residence Hall is one of seven Quad Residence Halls.

Sallie Southall Cotten

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Cotten Residence Hall is named in honor of Sallie Southall Cotten, an advocate of women's rights and a leader in the formation of the North Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs. During her state presidency, she was influential in achieving legislation which made women eligible for service on public school boards.