Elizabeth Miller Watkins

Year Inducted



  • Major benefactress of University of Kansas who was nicknamed “Lady Bountiful”
  • Namesake of Watkins Scholarship Hall, which she donated funds for
  • Also namesake of Miller Scholarship Hall, the second hall she funded
  • Namesake of Watkins Student Health Center
  • Pioneer in promoting proper health care for university students regardless of gender, color, race, or nationality