E.R. Jobe Hall – Speech-Drama

Jobe Hall houses the experimental theatre with a 306-seat auditorium, a complete stage area with dimmer light controls, make-up and dressing area, and fully equipped shop for scenery construction.

The second floor is used primarily as office and classroom space for the Department of History and the Theater Arts. Dr. E.R. Jobe, veteran Mississippi educator whose name the building memorializes, served as first executive secretary of the Board of Trustees, State Institutions of Higher Learning, and held the position for twenty-three years.