Floor #: 4
Room #s: 4237-4273, 5268-5273
Bed Type: Lofted, wood frame
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Single, Double, Triple
Ceiling Height: 8'8", with a downward slant toward the exterior wall.
BEYER, Samuel W. (1865-1931) received a B.S. degree from Iowa State in 1889 and a Ph.D. from John Hopkins University in 1895. He was appointed head of geology and mining engineering in 1891. He served as dean of Industrial Science (now College of Sciences and Humanities) from 1919 to 1931. Dean Beyer helped found the original Missouri Valley Athletic Conference. He also served on the National Collegiate Athletic Association for many years. He did work with the Iowa Geological survey. His research on clay products led to the development of the brick, tile, and cement industries of north central Iowa.