As vice president for facilities design and operations and university architect, Doug Marsh is responsible for leading the successful planning, design, and construction of new campus facilities as well as renovation, maintenance, and utilities projects. Under his leadership, the University has designed and constructed scores of new and renovated campus buildings. He is also responsible for Notre Dame’s utilities, maintenance, and landscape teams which cares for more than 200 buildings and 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, and the lead paleontologist at the Petrified Forest National Park, and Alex, a 2014 Notre Dame alumnus, an architect working in Indianapolis, Indiana.