Business operations promotes Douglas Marsh and David Harr

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Douglas K. Marsh and David A. Harr have been promoted and assigned new responsibilities in a reorganization of the University of Notre Dames Office of Business Operations.

The reorganization of business operations has resulted in Doug and Dave assuming significant additional responsibilities for campus services and facilities,said James J. Lyphout, vice president for business operations at Notre Dame.Their leadership has been instrumental in improving the contributions of business operations to the academic mission of the University.

Marsh, now associate vice president and university architect, has been responsible for the planning, design and construction of more than $500 million of new facilities and major renovation projects during the last 10 years. Projects currently under his direction include the $56 million expansion and renovation of the Notre Dame Law School and the $69 million Stinson-Remick engineering facility.He recently assumed the responsibility for the maintenance of more than 8 million square feet of campus buildings.

A native of South Bend, Marsh earned a bachelors degree in architecture from Notre Dame in 1982 and worked in private practice prior to joining the Universitys staff in 1995.He and his wife, Pam, have two sons, Adam, a first year student at Notre Dame, and Alex, a high school junior.

Harr, now associate vice president for auxiliary and facility operations, is responsible for the oversight of numerous campus operations including Cedar Grove Cemetery, Food Services, Licensing, McKenna Hall, the Morris Inn, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore, and St. Michaels Laundry. He also manages such operations as building services, landscape services, the lock shop and the sign shop.

Harr is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and holds a master of business administration degree from Notre Dame.He and his wife, June, have two children, Megan and David.

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