Old Dominion University has earned the highest research activity classification in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the university announced Tuesday. ODU is now one of 137 four-year research institutions with the Research 1 classification, which indicates “very high research activity.” To receive the R1 classification, doctoral universities must meet benchmarks in 10
He will succeed retiring John Broderick this summer
Radford University President Brian Hemphill has been hired as Old Dominion University’s ninth president, ODU announced Friday. He will succeed John Broderick, the Norfolk university’s president of 13 years, who is retiring this year. Hemphill, who has led Radford since 2016, will join ODU this summer, according to a news release Friday from the university.