|College of St. Mary of the Springs (1911–1968)|
Ohio Dominican College (1968–2002)
|Motto||"Contemplare et contemplata aliis tradere" (Latin)|
Motto in English
|To contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation|
|Affiliation||Roman Catholic (Dominican Order)|
|ACCU, CIC, NAICU, ICUSTA|
|Endowment||$18.9 million (2020)|
|Campus||Urban, 75 acres (300,000 m2)|
|Colors||Black & yellow|
|NCAA Division II – GMAC|
Ohio Dominican University is a private Dominican liberal arts university in Columbus, Ohio. The university has approximately 1,700 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 40 majors as well as nine graduate degree programs.
The College of St. Mary of the Springs was chartered in 1911 as an all-women's school. It became coeducational in 1964 and changed its name to Ohio Dominican College four years later. In 2002, its name changed to Ohio Dominican University.
Ohio Dominican offers 40 undergraduate degree programs.
The Charles School at Ohio Dominican University opened in 2007 with the goal to significantly improve college success for young people in Central Ohio. The public charter high school is part of a nationwide network of Early College High Schools initiated through funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other organizations. The Charles School (TCS) is open to all Ohio students entering the 9th grade, with a target population of students who have a desire to go to college and would be the first in their family to do so. Students have the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma and up to 62 hours of college credit and/or an associate degree, at no cost to the student.
The Ohio Dominican teams, nicknamed the Panthers, compete in the NCAA Division II as members of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC).ODU joined the GMAC on July 1, 2017. Ohio Dominican originally joined the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2010 as part of the transition to NCAA Division II from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The university currently offers 16 varsity sports including: men's and women's basketball, baseball, cheerleading (Football, both men's and women's basketball), men's and women's cross country, football, men's and women's golf, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's track and field (indoor and outdoor), and women's volleyball.
|Sister Stephanie Mohun||1911–1914|
|Sister Constance Keelty||1914–1917|
|Sister Justina Hogan||1917–1920|
|Sister Maria Theresa||1920–1923|
|Sister Regina Murphy||1923–1926|
|Sister Adele Heffley||1926–1932|
|Sister Bernardine Lynam||1932–1935|
|Sister Aloyse Fitzpatrick||1935–1944|
|Sister Anacletus Oger||1944–1947|
|Sister Angelita Conley||1947–1964|
|Sister Suzanne Uhrhane||1964–1978|
|Sister Mary Andrew Matesich||1978–2001|
|Jack Calareso, Ph.D.||2001–2007|
|The Most Rev. James A. Griffin||2007–2008|
|Brian Nedwek, Ph.D.||2008–2009|
|Ronald J. Seiffert||2009–2010|
|Peter Cimbolic, Ph.D.||2010–2017|
|Robert Gervasi, Ph.D.||2017–June 2021|
|Connie Gallaher, R.N., M.S.||June 2021–current|
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