Ira D. Payne Educational Hall

Payne Hall, along with the H. B. Farmer building, is home to the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

Built in 1968, Payne hall is named after Ira Dawson Payne, who became the director of the training school and instructor of education at Tempe Normal School (ASU's original name) in 1911. After 44 years of dedicated service to this institution and to instructing hundreds of Arizona's finest teachers, Professor Payne was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws by then President Grady Gammage and was the first retiring faculty member granted the title Professor Emeritus.

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