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

  • Connie Gallaher

    Office of the President

    Connie Gallaher is the 17th president of Ohio Dominican University.

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  • ODU Faculty

    Full-Time Faculty

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

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  • Careers-at-ODU

    Staff Directory

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

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2021-2022 ODU Board of Trustees
2021-22 ODU Board of Trustees
  • Board of Trustees
    • Imali Abala, Ph.D. (Faculty Representative)
    • Meri Armour
    • John Barker
    • Janet Bay, MD
    • John Cadwallader, JD
    • Grady Campbell
    • Sister Gemma Doll, OP
    • Adam Dufault
    • William G. Ebbing
    • Pam Ellis
    • Connie Gallaher (President)
    • Gilda Jackson
    • Patricia Jackson
    • John Kelley III ’05 (MBA)
    • Sister Anne Kilbride, OP
    • Jim Matesich
    • Patrick J. McCurdy, Jr. ’75
    • Maureen Njeama (Student Representative)
    • Jim O’Connor
    • Sister Susan Olson, OP
    • Valerie Peters Cardwell ’83
    • The Hon. Judge Guy L. Reece II
    • Fred Takavitz (Chair)
    • Amy Thomas ’07/’14 (MBA) (Secretary)
    • Pat Tiberi
    • Sister Patricia Twohill, OP (Prioress)
    • Thomas Winters, Esq. ’72
    • James (Matt) Yuskewich ’74
  • 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.

Leadership Team