Advisory: Marquette University hosting O’Brien Hall dedication ceremony, May 3

May 1, 2023

O'Brien HallMILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host a dedication ceremony for its newest academic building, Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall — the new home for the College of Business Administration, Graduate School of Management and innovation leadership programs — on Wednesday, May 3, at 3 p.m., in a ceremony on the green space just north of the building.

A reception and tours of O’Brien Hall will follow.

The largest fully donor-funded construction project in university history, O’Brien Hall opened in January. The $60 million, 100,000 square-foot facility was built for the future with maximum flexibility and state-of-the-art, globally connective technology, anchoring the west gateway to campus.

Event information:

  • When: Wednesday, May 3, at 3 p.m.
  • Where: Green space north of Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall, 1530 W. Wisconsin Ave.
  • Parking: Parking is available in the 16th Street Parking Structure (749 N. 16th St.). A map of the visitor parking structures can be found here.

About Marquette University

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. Through the formation of hearts and minds, Marquette prepares our 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional students to lead, excel and serve as agents of positive change. And, we deliver results. Ranked in the top 20% of national universities, Marquette is recognized for its undergraduate teaching, innovation and career preparation as the sixth-best university in the country for job placement. Our focus on student success and immersive, personalized learning experiences encourages students to think critically and engage with the world around them. When students graduate with a Marquette degree, they are truly prepared and called to Be The Difference.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or