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A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award

The A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award is given annually to faculty for outstanding achievement in teaching, research, and service at Old Dominion University (ODU).  The recipient receives $1,000, a campus parking pass for one year, and a framed certificate. Established in 1978, the award is in honor of Alan Rufus Tonelson, class of 1933, one of the… read more »

Anne Scott Daughtrey

Dr. Anne Scott Daughtrey (1920-2007), was an eminent scholar and professor of business administration at both the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary and Old Dominion University (ODU). Dr. Daughtrey began her career at Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia from 1946 to 1959 and came to the Norfolk Division in 1959, where she… read more »

ODU Virginia Beach Center

The ODU Virginia Beach Center is one of the three Regional Higher Education Centers of Old Dominion University. The other two sites are located in Portsmouth and Hampton, Virginia. Together, all three sites provide students with accessible, high quality education at three convenient locations in Hampton Roads.   History In January 1988, Old Dominion received approval from the… read more »

Declan De Paor

Dr. Declan De Paor served as a professor of geophysics in the Department of Physics and the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion Univeristy (ODU) from 2008 until his retirement in January 2017. Dr. De Paor also served as the director of ODU’s Pretlow Planetarium. Personal Life and Service to the University A native of Dublin, Ireland,… read more »

Samuel Bieber

Dr. Samuel Bieber (1926-2018) was a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University (ODU) from 1980 to 1995. He also served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at ODU from 1980-1982 following the resignation of Dr. Charles O. Burgess. Personal Information Dr. Bieber received his bachelor’s degree in 1944 from the Washington Square College of… read more »

University Libraries

The University Libraries at Old Dominion University (ODU) consist of the Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, The F. Ludwig Diehn Composers Room, and the Elise N. Hofheimer Library. History The first library at the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary was located in Room 18 of the Old Larchmont School on the corner of Bolling Avenue… read more »

Faculty Emeriti Association

The Faculty Emeriti Association was established in February 1982 to help Old Dominion University utilize all the institutional knowledge and creativity of its retired faculty. The association was founded by Dorothy Jones, Faculty Emeritus from the School of Business. Some of the first tasks of the organization included tutoring students, counseling professors and aiding disabled students with… read more »

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer for Old Dominion University, reporting to the President of the University, and provides leadership for the Academic Affairs Division in teaching, research, and service. The Provost is also responsible for the operation of six academic colleges (College of Arts and Letters, Strome… read more »

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