Carl Dauten House, a four-story residential hall, was dedicated on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis in November of 1976, for Carl Dauten.
Carl Dauten earned his AB, MA and PhD from Washington University. He served as professor of finance and banking in the Washington University School of Business and Public Administration. His administrative services at Washington University included vice chancellor for administration, vice chancellor and associate provost, and executive vice chancellor. Outside of the university he served as chairman of the Board of Directors of Concordia Publishing House, was the associate editor of the Journal of Finance and wrote several books, some of which served as texts for college business courses. He was also a member of several honorary societies.