About Margaret Amini
Margaret Amini is a women's scholarship hall featuring four-person suites with adjoining baths. It is within easy walking distance of the Kansas Union, and downtown Lawrence. Margaret Amini Hall, a twin to the adjacent K.K. Amini Hall, opened in 2000 and is home to 48 female residents.
Margaret Amini is a twin hall to the adjacent K.K. Amini Hall, both of which were gifts to the University of Kansas. Margaret met her husband, K.K., while she was a reporter at the University Daily Kansan student newspaper. She was assigned to write a story about KU’s first Iranian student, K.K. Amini. K.K. graduated from KU in 1949 with a degree in petroleum engineering and had been a resident of Battenfeld Scholarship Hall. He formed Amini Oil Co. in 1971 and Sage Energy Co. in 1977 and later was an independent oil operator in San Antonio.