Vice President for Facilities Design and Operations and University Architect
As Vice President for Facilities Design and Operations and University Architect, Doug Marsh has been responsible for leading the University in the successful planning, design, and construction of nearly $2 billion of new facilities, renovation, maintenance, and utilities projects during his 22 year career at Notre Dame. He has lead the design and construction of more than 40 new campus buildings totaling over 4 million square feet and the renovation of scores of facilities during his tenure. Doug is also responsible for Notre Dame’s Utilities and Maintenance team that provides facilities operation services to more than 170 buildings covering 10 million square feet. Facilities Design and Operations also hosts the University Facilities Information team whose responsibilities encompass the tracking of facilities use data.
Doug, a native of South Bend, received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1982 and worked in private practice prior to joining the University’s staff in 1995. He and his wife, Pam, have two sons: Adam, a 2011 Notre Dame alumnus currently pursuing a PhD. at the University of Texas and working as a vertebrate paleontologist at the Petrified Forest National Park, and Alex, a 2014 Notre Dame alumnus, a graduate architect working in Carmel, Indiana.