Foust Building

Opened in 1892

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This building, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1892. Two flanking wings were added in 1895. From 1892 to 1908, the building was called Main Building and from 1908 to 1960 it was called Administration Building. On February 22, 1960, the building was named in honor of Julius Isaac Foust. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Previously Known As...

  • Main Building (1892-1908)
  • Administration Building (1908-1960)

Julius I. Foust

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The Foust Building is named in honor of Julius Isaac Foust, president of College from 1906 to 1934.Under his administration the Normal School (now University of North Carolina at Greensboro) became a liberal arts college approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and assumed the name: The North Carolina College for Women.