Carlotta S. Nellis

Year Inducted


Career Field

Housing Services


  • 1940-1952: Housemother for Templin, Carruth, and Battenfeld Scholarship Halls
  • Prior dietician for Topeka hospitals
  • Encouraged scholarship halls to shift to residents cooking for themselves
  • Approximately 60 of her former students donated funds to support her until her death in 1981
  • KU scholarship endowed in her name