The English department is located in Miller Hall. There are many features in Miller Hall that benefit students and faculty. A lounge area on each floor allows students to mingle with professors. Located on the third floor is a reading room with lounging furniture and literature where students may read for leisure or for class preparation. All classrooms are multimedia equipped. Every classroom has computer, television and multimedia access as well as speakers and a projector screen.
John "Jack" P. Fishwick '37, one of Roanoke College's most distinguished alumni, died on August 9, 2010, at the age of 93. Fishwick, a Roanoke College Medalist, served as president of Norfolk & Western Railway from 1970 to 1981.