Old Main Members Making a Difference

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Richard L. and Joyce Shipley

Old Main Society Members Richard L. and Joyce Shipley support the Museum of Anthropology which will be moving to the USU Barn in 2012 and include USU's first Welcome Center

Any students who have ever taken a walk eastward on campus have passed a barn that holds a lot of history for USU. As of 2012, the barn will be transformed to host USU's Museum of Anthropology and campus Welcome Center.

Richard L. and Joyce Shipley

Richard L. and Joyce Shipley

The building, known as "the barn," is one of USU's oldest structures, built in 1919, and has been known as the "Horse Barn" and the "Art Barn" until the Fine Arts complex was built in the 1970s. Since then, the barn has served as extra space for faculty and students but is fairly vacant due to being rendered dangerous because of fire code conditions. In order to preserve this USU antique, the barn is about to receive a makeover. Not only will the barn receive an up-to-par renovation, but a new face as well.

Click here to view the full article about him in Utah State Today.