More than just a floor

House History

William H. Lancelot (1875-1965) was a graduate of Iowa State (1919), did graduate work at both Columbia University and the University of Chicago. He received an honorary D.Ed. from Miami University, Ohio. He came to Iowa State as an instructor in chemistry in 1914, was appointed to the vocational education department in 1918, and was head of that department from 1923 to 1936. He retired in 1944 but remained associated with the department. He was the author or co-author of books on soil chemistry and educational methods. He was the organizer of both the U.S. and Iowa vocational educational associations. He received the Iowa State Faculty Citation in 1956.

House Details

Floor # 7
Capacity 27
Room Types Single
Gender Co-Ed
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers and hanging space; microfridge; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details Lancelot House has a large den on the north end of the floor that has tables and chairs for studying, playing a game of cards or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. There are two bathrooms on the floor. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.