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President's Blog

This page features the periodic postings from President John R. Broderick. Learn more about ODU and glimpse a day in the life of a college president.


SCHEV Honors Dr. Carolyn Rutledge

On Thursday, Dr. Carolyn Rutledge will be honored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe as Old Dominion University's 27th faculty member to be recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service with the Commonwealth of Virginia's highest such honor, the SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award.

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Holiday Greetings

Wishing you a joyous holiday season, filled with the spirit of service that brings us together.

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Grateful for the Opportunity

On Saturday, at the Old Dominion football game against Campbell, I had the pleasure of meeting a most amazing young man, five-year-old Benjamin Goldberg.

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Backstage Pass to Monarch Life

More than 325 prospective students and their families received a first-hand look at Old Dominion University's Idea Fusion community last Saturday.

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Homecoming Week: Celebrating the Silver & Blue

I always look forward to Homecoming Week at Old Dominion, and this year's memorable and exciting events did not disappoint.

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Good is Stronger than Evil: Thoughts on the Tragedy in Boston

In our own thoughts and actions, we can honor the victims of yesterday's bombing in Boston and triumph over the evil of terrorism.

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Thanks to Governor McDonnell and the General Assembly for Helping Fund Our Future

The provision of $5.3 million in additional base funding for ODU is a tangible testament to Governor McDonnell and the General Assembly's commitment to higher education.

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Ending the Semester on a Very High Note

Old Dominion University has received its reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)!

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Join Us as We Honor Our Nation's Heroes

Old Dominion University will observe Veteran's Day on Thursday, Nov. 8, with our annual ceremony dedicated to honoring our nation's heroes.

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ODU Remembers 9-11

On Sunday, we will join with the entire country in marking the 10th anniversary of the horrific and pivotal events of September 11, 2001.

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