Murrah Hall, one of the oldest buildings on campus, was built in 1914. After "Old Main" (one of the College's original classroom and office buildings) was destroyed in a fire, Murrah Hall was constructed in its place. The structure underwent a $1.3 million renovation in 1981, and is now the home of the Millsaps Else School of Management. Undergraduate programs offered in the Else School include Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics.
The Else School of Management is accredited by the AACSB - The International Association for Management Education (the same accrediting body that approves business programs and curriculum at top-name colleges across the nation). Only about 510 of the 1,400 business programs nationwide are AASCB-accredited. In addition to offering a wide variety of business courses both during the day and in the evenings, The Else School gives Millsaps students the opportunity to study abroad in Europe.
Murrah Hall houses the Modern Language Department (Spanish and French), offering language lab facilities where students can view television programs from all over the world via satellite, use computer tutorials to help them study, and listen to pronunciation recordings. In addition, the modern language department organizes summer study abroad programs for students interested in learning more about French and Spanish. Murrah Hall also contains computer labs for student use, an 80-seat lecture room, and several student study rooms.
Murrah Hall also boasts one final special feature: life-sized portraits of past Millsaps Presidents.