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 over $2B in new facilities, renovation, maintenance, and utilities projects during his 24-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, Maintenance, and landscape Services team that provide facilities operation services to 180 buildings covering nearly 12 million square feet and over 1,000 acres of campus grounds. 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 who recently earned a PhD. at the University of Texas and is a vertebrate paleontologist at the Petrified Forest National Park, and Alex, a 2014 Notre Dame alumnus, a graduate architect working in Carmel, Indiana.