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Ohio Dominican is strengthened by the leadership of our outstanding and dedicated Board of Trustees, administrative staff and faculty members.
  • Dr. Robert Gervasi named ODU's 16th President

    Office of the President

    Dr. Robert Gervasi is the 16th president of Ohio Dominican University.

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    Full-Time Faculty

    Ohio Dominican faculty members excel in their fields, enjoy teaching and are dedicated to their students’ success.

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    Staff Directory

    Our staff provides exceptional support to students, families, alumni and the entire ODU community.

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  • Board of Trustees
    • Sr. Janice Bachman, OP
    • John Barker 
    • Loren Brown 
    • Bishop Frederick Campbell, DD, Ph.D.
    • Grady Campbell 
    • Sr. Joanne  Caniglia, OP
    • Sr. Gemma Doll, OP
    • William G. Ebbing 
    • Annie Gallagher
    • Charles W.Gehring
    • Robert Gervasi, Ph.D. (University President)
    • Robert J. Gorman
    • Msgr. Joseph M. Hendricks
    • John F. Kelley
    • Sr. Catherine Mahady, OP
    • Dick Maxwell 
    • Pat McCurdy
    • Tom Mueller
    • Sr. Barbara Rapp, OP
    • Nancy A. Recchie
    • Guy L. Reece, II
    • Sr. Barbara Sullivan, OP
    • Sr. Patricia Twohill, OP
    • Tom Winters
    • Matt Yuskewich
  • Emerita/Emeritus Faculty
    • Sister Ruth Caspar, OP, Professor of Philosophy (1968)
      PhD, MA, University of Notre Dame
      BA, Ohio Dominican College
    • Quentin Colgan, Professor of Philosophy (1984) 
      PhD, Duquesne University
      MA, St. Louis University
      MA, University of Notre Dame
      BA, MDiv, St. Meinrad
    • Jill C. Dardig, Professor of Education (1978)
      EdD, MEd, University of Massachusetts
      AB, Mount Holyoke College
    • Darlene Erickson, Professor of English (1989)
      PhD, Miami University
      MA, Western Michigan University
      BA, Aquinas College
    • Barbara A. Finan, Professor of Theology (1979)
      PhD, Marquette University
      MA, Aquinas Institute of Theology
      BA, Ohio Dominican College
    • Sister Joan Franks, OP, Professor of Philosophy (1971)
      PhD, University of Toronto
      MA, The Ohio State University
      BA, Ohio Dominican College
    • Robert Franz, Associate Professor of Education (1972)
      MAT, Michigan State University
      BA, St. Charles Borromeo College
    • Sister Roberta Miller, OP, Associate Professor of Sociology (1977)
      PhD, The Ohio State University
      MA, Hunter College
      BA, College of New Rochelle
    • Mary Lee Peck, Professor of Education (1989)
      PhD, MA, The Ohio State University
      BSE, The Ohio State University
    • William A. Vensel, Associate Professor of Theatre (1970)
      MA, Villanova University
      BA, St. Ambrose College
    • Joanne F. Vickers, Professor of English (1977)
      PhD, MA, The Ohio State University
      BA, Ohio Dominican College

    Note: Rank listed is at time of retirement.

University Administration

Burdick, Julie
Julie Burdick

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success


Griffin Center, Room 248

  • MBA, Xavier University
  • BS, Miami University

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Cooper, Mark

Vice President

Marketing & Public Relations

Erskine Hall, Room 238

  • B.A., Ohio State University

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Franks, Sr. Joan
Franks, J

Vice President

Mission & Identity

104 Erskine Hall

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto
  • M.A., Ohio State University
  • B.A., Ohio Dominican College

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Holleran, Theresa
Theresa Holleran

Vice President

Academic Affairs

Erskine Hall, Room 240

  • Ph.D., Ohio State University 
  • M.S., Bowling Green State University
  • B.S., Ohio Dominican College

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Rodack, Alvin

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Finance and Administration

Erskine Hall, 238

  • M.B.A., The Ohio State University
  • B.S., The Ohio State University