Constructed in 1988 as a women's residence hall; First residence hall named for a woman, Marion Burk Knott; Converted in 1997 to a male residence hall after Flanner and Grace Halls were converted from residence facilities into offices -- female residents at the time (Knott Angels) moved to McGlinn Hall on West Quad; Hall leaders coordinate events such as the Cesaro Lecture Series (offers residents the opportunity to hear from campus administrative leaders), Justin Brumbaugh Charitable Basketball Tournament and the Aidan Project. Recent honors include: 1999 All-Interhall Sports Champions, 1999 Interhall Football Champions and 1999 Most Improved Hall; Rivals with Siegfried Hall, the other male Mod Quad residence hall.
Most of the rooms in Knott are doubles (70%). About 15% of the rooms are singles. There are also 6 three-room quads on each floor. Study lounges can be converted into residential space. Similar layout exists in Siegfried, PE and PW.
RECTOR: BR. JEROME MEYER, C.S.C.
Brother Jerome Meyer, rector of Knott Hall since 1997, is a professed religious of the Midwest Brothers’ Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross. He earned his B.A. in Social Studies and Mathematics from St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas, and an M.Ed in Mathematics from St. Mary’s College of Winona, Minnesota. Brother Jerome taught mathematics and served as assistant dean of men during the twenty-five years he spent at St. Edward’s High School in Lakewood, Ohio. Previously, Brother Jerome taught at two other Holy Cross schools, Archbishop Hobin in Akron, Ohio, and Sacred Heart Military Academy in Watertown, Wisconsin.