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Wentworth Institute of Technology Buildings

A brief history of Wentworth buildings.

Tudbury Hall

  • Built in 1927/1930
  • Architects - Ripley, LeBoutillier, and Maher
  • Tudbury Hall is currently a Wentworth dormitory and houses an auditorium.
  • Before Tudbury Hall was purchased by Wentworth in 1955, the building served as a dormitory for the Gordon College of Theology. Upon its acquisition, the building was initially named Wentworth Hall. The name was changed to Tudbury Hall in 1967

Chester W. Tudbury

Chester W. Tudbury came to Wentworth in 1918 as Secretary to the Faculty and Registrar. Prior to his service at Wentworth he was the principal of a secondary school. This able educator and administrator served Wentworth for nearly three decades.

During his long tenure at Wentworth he served as assistant to Frederick E. Dobbs, principal of Wentworth Institute, as head of the Mathematics Department, Supervisor of Instruction and Acting Principal. He retired from Wentworth in 1952 after dedicating his life to the welfare of the Institute.