George T. Clark Memorial Lounge is approved in East Halls

January 22, 1983

The Board of Trustees approved the George T. Clark Memorial Lounge in East Halls, named for the recently deceased head of minority recruitment. 

The lounge, located in the Findlay Union Building, became the first University Park facility named after an African American faculty or staff member. A formal dedication ceremony was held on May 12, 1983.

Clark died on September 16, 1982.