ODU Faculty and Staff

School of Cybersecurity

The School of Cybersecurity is one of the four schools at Old Dominion University (ODU). ODU currently offers a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity. The school is interdisciplinary in nature and reports to the Office of Academic Affairs. The school is housed in Monarch Hall. History The School of Cybersecurity… read more »

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Recipients

The Fulbright Program offers students and scholars the opportunity to study, teach, do research, and exchange ideas in more than 160 countries. Old Dominion University (ODU) has participated in the program as far back as 1966. ODU Fulbright Scholars 1966-1969 1966-1967: William Schellings, Discipline: History, Host: University of Tokyo (Japan) 1970-1979 1971-1972: Harold Wilson, Discipline:… read more »

Edward Gwathmey

Edward Gwathmey became the second director of the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary in September 1932 after the resignation of H. Edgar Timmerman. Gwathmey was an English professor at William & Mary. His tenure as director of the division was brief as he resigned in December 1932 to become president of… read more »

Charles Duke

Charles Duke served as the fourth director of the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary, from 1941 to 1946, after the resignation of William T. Hodges. A Norfolk native and graduate of William & Mary in 1923, Duke served as the bursar at the Williamsburg campus while serving as director in Norfolk…. read more »

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is one of the departments that make up the College of Sciences at Old Dominion University. The department is located in the Chemistry Building between the Jim Jarrett Athletic Administration Building and the Oceanography and Physical Sciences Building. Prior to 2021, the department was located in the Alfriend Building…. read more »

Chemistry Building

The Chemistry Building houses the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Old Dominion University (ODU). The building is located off Elkhorn Avenue between the Oceanography and Physical Sciences Building and the Jim Jarret Athletic Administration Building. History In 2019, construction began on the Chemistry Building to replace the Alfriend Chemistry Building, which had been the… read more »

Lambert’s Point Summer Program

The Lambert’s Point Summer Program provides science, engineering, and computer literacy classes, as well as recreational events, such as swimming classes, athletics, and field trips to residents of the Lambert’s Point neighborhood, just south of the Old Dominion University (ODU) campus. History The Lambert’s Point Summer Program was established in 1992 by Cecelia Tucker, Old… read more »

Brian O. Hemphill

Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., president of Radford University, succeeded John R. Broderick as the ninth president of Old Dominion University (ODU) on July 1, 2021. Prior to serving as president of Radford University, Dr. Hemphill served as President of West Virginia University, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Northern Illinois University, and… read more »

Safe Space Committee

The Safe Space Committee, mostly made up of Old Dominion University (ODU) faculty and staff, works to provide an environment free from homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism at ODU. History The Safe Space Committee was established in 2006. Working closely with the Office of Intercultural Relations and ODU Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA), the LGBTQIA+ student… read more »

Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration is one of the degree programs in the School of Public Service, located in the Strome College of Business. The program is for those that have in interest in working in government and non-profit agencies. The degree currently consists of 39 credit hours. History 1958 June: The first Certificate in… read more »