Built completed in 2003 it was built at the same the as Leggett Hall and is one of Queen’s newest residences. Watts Hall was named after Queen’s 15th Principal Ronald Watts. Watts came to queens as a lecturer in philosophy, but transferred to the Department of Political and Economic Science in 1961. He became interested in administration and the students of Queens eventually becoming the Dean of Arts and Science in 1969 and then Principal in 1974. At the age of 45 he was the youngest man to take Principalship. He has five honorary degrees and became an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1979 and a Companion in 2000.
Watts Hall is a co-ed building and can house 212 students. It houses mostly upper year students in single rooms with a full washroom that is shared between two rooms. Learn more about Watts Hall>