Luter

Luter Residence Hall

If you don’t know the name of Joseph Williamson Luter III (’61), you may know Smithfield Foods, the sausage company his family has owned since 1936. A boar’s profile represents the company in the residence hall’s seal. Mr. Luter is an esteemed University supporter who served on the Board of Trustees from 1997-2001. The residence hall’s spacious commons area hosted a concert featuring Australian folk rocker Jennifer Knapp in 2012.

Famous Alumni: Zachary Andrew Klein (’04), co-founder of video-sharing website Vimeo, and 2012 U.S. Open golf champion Webb Simpson (’08) are former Luter residents.

Upcoming Events

Jul 17, 2018: Human Evolution: Hot Topics in Paleoanthropology at Museum of Anthropology

Our ancient ancestors first diverged from other primates around 7 million years ago. This...

Jul 17, 2018: Japan through the Photographer's Lens at Museum of Anthropology

Japan is often seen as a high-tech society and an economic leader in industry and manufacturing....

Jul 17, 2018: Stories of Humanity: Anthropology in North Carolina at Museum of Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humans. It is a big topic, including everything from basic biology...

Jul 17, 2018: West Mexican Shaft Tomb Ceramics at Museum of Anthropology

This exhibit, based on WFU student honors thesis research, explores artifacts left behind by a...

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