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Rawls Hall

Rawls Hall houses 13 electronically equipped classrooms, a professional career center, 25 breakout rooms, distance learning facilities, and sophisticated computer labs.

The building is named for master's alum Jerry S. Rawls. Rawls, the president and chief executive officer of Finisar Corp., donated $10 million. At the time, the gift was the largest in school history and one of the largest at Purdue. In recognition of his generosity, the Purdue Board of Trustees voted in 2000 to name the new facility Jerry S. Rawls Hall.

Rawls Hall was dedicated on October 2, 2003.