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Ohio Dominican is strengthened by the leadership of our outstanding and dedicated Board of Trustees, administrative staff and faculty members.
  • Cimbolichorz

    Office of the President

    Dr. Peter Cimbolic became the 15th president of Ohio Dominican University in July 2010.

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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 Trustee 2014-2015
    • Sister Janice Bachman, OP
    • Jonathan C. Beard
    • Bishop Frederick Campbell, DD, PhD
    • Sister Joanne C. Caniglia, OP
    • Peter Cimbolic, PhD (University President)
    • Sister Maria Ciriello, OP
    • Karen S. Days
    • William G. Ebbing
    • Sister Mary Faith Geelan, OP
    • Charles W. Gehring
    • Sterling Hedrick, MD
    • Monsignor Joseph M. Hendricks
    • John F. Kelley III
    • Sister Catherine Mahady, OP
    • Richard W. Maxwell
    • Patrick J. McCurdy, Jr.
    • Jonathan Michael
    • Thomas J. Mueller (Chairman)
    • Sister Barbara Rapp, OP
    • Nancy A. Recchie
    • Guy L. Reece II
    • John B. Sandman
    • Sister Joan Scanlon, OP
    • Sister Barbara Sullivan, OP
    • Margaret Corbett Sullivan
    • Robert “Skip” Weiler
    • Thomas R. Winters
    • Manuel Martinez, PhD (Faculty Trustee)
    • Mark Miller (Student Trustee)
  • 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

Caridi, Jamie
Jamie Caridi

Vice President

Student Development

Griffin Student Center, Room 248

  • PhD, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • MA, Geneva College
  • BS, St. Vincent College

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Cooper, Mark
Mark Cooper

Vice President

Marketing & Public Relations

Erskine Hall, Room 138

  • BA, Ohio State University

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Franks, Sr. Joan
Sr. Joan Franks

Vice President

Mission & Identity

Erskine Hall

  • PhD, University of Toronto
  • MA, Ohio State University
  • BA, Ohio Dominican College

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Holleran, Theresa
Theresa Holleran

Vice President

Academic Affairs

Erskine Hall, Room 240

  • PhD, Ohio State University 
  • MS, Bowling Green State University
  • BS, Ohio Dominican College

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Lassiter, Fred
Fred Lassiter

Chief Information Officer

Information Systems

Spangler Learning Center

  • BS, University of Louisville
  • MEng, University of Louisville

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Stein, Douglas H.
Doug Stein

Vice President

University Advancement & Alumni Relations

Guzman House

  • BA, Ohio State University

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