Lemke Hall | Benedictine College

Lemke Hall

Lemke Hall Apartments were built in 2014 and named in honor of Fr. Henry Lemke, one of the college’s founding fathers. Lemke Hall holds 96 occupants.

Resident Director

Eric BurghartEric Burghart

Eric Burghart has a wife Makinzie and two kids Hallie and Jack. He was raised in McPherson, KS and from there went to Washburn University in Topeka, KS to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education. After graduating he spent 6 years teaching elementary school PE and coaching soccer, basketball and some tennis all at the middle school/high school level in McPherson, KS. Eric enjoys competing in athletics, cheering on his Broncos and Jayhawks, and spending time with his wife, family and friends. Eric looks forward to building community and forming adults in his position of Resident Director.

Hall Features


Each apartment has a full kitchen, including a dishwasher, stove, oven, and refrigerator.


Each apartment has its own bathroom.  There are two sinks and a bathtub/shower combination.

Furniture Supplied

In the living room: sofa, armchair, coffee table, end table, three barstools and dining table with four chairs.

In double bedroom: two beds, two desks, two desk chairs, two closets, one dresser.

In single bedroom: one bed, one desk, one desk chair, one closet, one dresser.

Handicap Accessible

Handicap rooms are available. 

Laundry & Vending

There is a laundry room on the ground floor of Legacy Hall with eight washers and dryers available 24 hours.  A vending machine is located outside of the common bathrooms.


No lofts are allowed.


The main lounge is located on first floor of Legacy Hall. The lounge is twenty-four hours for both men and women.  There is an indoor and outdoor fireplace.  It also has an area to prepare food, with a sink and microwave.


There is a flat screen TV in the lounge and various games and a DVD player in the office available for use.

Room Dimensions

There are single and double bedroom apartments available.  The size of a single bedroom is 11.9’x9.1’.  The size of double occupancy bedroom is 15.8’x9.8’.


The hall runs on a key card system that allows students in and out of their apartment.