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Faces Behind the Places of DePauw University

This guide includes historical information about the people behind DePauw University's building names.

Julia Alice Druley

Julia Alice DruleyJulia Alice Druley was born January 1855 in Union County, Indiana and died March 24, 1947 in Indianapolis. A teacher of music in Greencastle, she joined DePauw University's music department in 1883, bringing many of her students with her. Together they formed the nucleus of the newly organized department. Druley taught piano at DePauw from 1883 to 1933. It is written that she “spent her whole life and most of her means … for the best interest and work in her classes.”