Old Dominion University selects Harris Search Associates to lead Vice President for Research search
Old Dominion University (ODU) (www.odu.edu), a public research university located in Norfolk Virginia, has selected Harris Search Associates to lead the search for the its next Vice President for Research.
ODU was established in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary. ODU awarded its first bachelor's degrees in 1956, became Old Dominion College in 1962, and attained university status in 1969. ODU offers a full range of degree programs and is one of the nation's largest providers of online distance learning courses. Old Dominion University derives its name from one of Virginia's state nicknames, " The Old Dominion, given to the state by KIng Charles II of England for remaining loyal to the crown during the English Civil War.
Harris Search Associates www.harrisandassociates.com - an IIC Partners member firm, is a leading global executive search and board advisory consulting firm with 51 offices in 37 countries worldwide. Our practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, academic medical centers and commercial organizations driving global innovation and discovery.