A Timeline of SU Buildings & Presidents

Who’s Who: A Listing of Salisbury University Presidents

  • 1925-1934: Dr. William J. Holloway
  • 1934-1935: Dr. Thomas J. Caruthers (acting)
  • 1935-1955: Dr. Jefferson Blackwell
  • 1955-1968: Dr. Wilbur Devilbiss
  • 1968-1970: Dr. W. Douglas Smith
  • 1970-1979: Dr. Norman C. Crawford
  • 1979-1980: Dr. A. Nayland Page (acting)
  • 1980-1995: Dr. Thomas E. Bellavance
  • 1995-1996: Dr. K. Nelson Butler (acting)
  • 1996-1999: Dr. William C. Merwin
  • 1999-2000: Dr. Joel Jones (interim)
  • 2000-2018: Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach
  • 2018-Present: Dr. Charles A. Wight

When Did It Open? A Timeline of SU Buildings

  • 1925 – Holloway Hall
  • 1951 – Wicomico Hall
  • 1955 – Campus Elementary School (renamed Caruthers Campus School in 1955 and Caruthers Hall in 1969; demolished in 2013)
  • 1957 – College Library (renamed Blackwell Library in 1966 and Blackwell Hall in 2016)
  • 1962 – Tawes Gym (demolished in 1989)
  • 1964 – Manokin Hall
  • 1965 – Musical Arts building (later used for administrative purposes, including University Police; demolished in 2006)
  • 1966 – Powell Dining Hall (demolished in 2000)
  • 1966 – Memorial Student Union (replaced in 1977; demolished in 2000)
  • 1967 – Devilbiss Hall
  • 1967 – Pocomoke Hall
  • 1968 – Nanticoke Hall
  • 1972 – Choptank Hall
  • 1974 – Chester Hall
  • 1975 – Indoor Tennis Center
  • 1977 – Chesapeake Hall
  • 1977 – Maggs Physical Activities Center
  • 1977 – Butler Building (later renamed Potomac Hall; demolished in 2000)
  • 1985 – Dogwood Village
  • 1986 – St. Martin Hall
  • 1988 – University Center (renamed Guerrieri University Center in 1990, Guerrieri Student Union in 2017)
  • 1989 – Power Professional Building (renamed East Campus Complex in 2007)
  • 1990 – Severn Hall
  • 1991 – Fulton Hall
  • 1996 – Alumni House
  • 1997 – Commons (dining hall)
  • 1997 – Admissions House
  • 2000 – Foundation Center
  • 2001 – Scarborough Leadership Center
  • 2002 – Henson Science Hall
  • 2006 – Maintenance Building
  • 2008 – Teacher Education and Technology Center (renamed Conway Hall in 2016)
  • 2008 – University Fitness Center
  • 2009 – Wayne Street Garage
  • 2011 – Perdue Hall
  • 2011 – Sea Gull Square
  • 2011 – Richard A. Henson Medical Simulation Center
  • 2014 – Outdoor Tennis Facility
  • 2016 – Sea Gull Stadium
  • 2016 – Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons
  • 2017 – Sea Gull Softball Stadium
  • 2017 – Sea Gull Soccer Stadium
  • 2018 – Sea Gull Baseball Stadium