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: Mr. Patrick Kincaid
Patrick was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, Catholic Studies, and History from John Carroll University, and he completed a Master’s degree in Education through the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) at the University of Notre Dame. While an undergraduate student at John Carroll University, Patrick worked in Residence Life for almost three years, during which time he helped to build many dynamic residence hall communities. In his senior year, Patrick served as a Senior Resident Assistant, a position which carried the added responsibility of overseeing a staff of seven resident assistants. It also brought the great challenge of planning events and developing programming for an entire dorm and provided great insight into the necessary functions of a residence hall. Throughout his years as a teacher, Patrick served as a retreat leader, basketball coach, and mentor for youth in summer programs in South Bend and Cleveland. After serving as a teacher for three years, Patrick moved to Chicago to work as a free-lance writer and publisher. He enjoys a wide variety of sports, music, and reading.