Richard H. Barry Hall

Richard H. Barry Hall opened in August 2009 as home to the College of Business, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota Trade Office and Center for Global Initiatives and Leadership. Located at 811 2nd Ave. N., Richard H. Barry Hall is comprised of the former Pioneer Mutual Life building built in 1925 and a 75,000 square foot addition. In all, the building is an expansive 135,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility perfect for current and future business professionals to connect. It features 12 conference rooms, two-story atrium, 12 classrooms, 250-seat auditorium, six-story faculty office tower including 131 offices, student study areas on each floor, behavioral lab, investment management center, Bison Connection student service center, branch of the NDSU Bookstore, Branch of the NDSU Library and coffee bar. It is named after the late Richard H. Barry (1909-1988) who was a renowned financial consultant and economic catalyst, described as “Fargo’s doctor of financially ill businesses.”

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