Rathburn Hall provides a centralized hub for religious activities at Grove City College. Available to all campus groups, the facility allows for summer conferences, church retreats, and special speakers for ministry programs.
Conveniently located next to Harbison Chapel, the 16,500-square-foot building complements the chapel's architecture and is constructed of Briar Hill sandstone (from the same quarry as Harbison Chapel, Crawford Hall, Rainbow Bridge, and Buhl Library).
At $7 million, Rathburn Hall was a campaign priority of Grove City Matters: A Campaign to Advance Grove City College. In the spring of 2010, the Rathburn family announced a $3 million gift towards the project and the Board of Trustees voted in 2011 to name the building Rathburn Hall in the family’s honor. David R.Rathburn, '79 has served Grove City College for more than 25 years as a member of the board of trustees and been Chairman since 2003.
Inside Rathburn Hall, the Morledge Great Room honors former dean of the chapel, the Rev. Dr. Richard A. Morledge '54 (dean from 1984 to 1999). This fellowship room holds both lectures and banquets. Other rooms include the Grace Room, a student lounge, meeting rooms, a prayer room, work room, and offices for the dean of the chapel and staff.