Ohio Dominican University Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Dominican Sisters of Peace
Gift from founding congregation is largest in university’s 106-year history
Columbus, OH – Ohio Dominican University (ODU) announced that it has received the largest gift in the school’s history: a $1.5 million gift from its founding congregation, the Dominican Sisters of Peace. The gift will be used to renovate ODU’s east campus building, located at 2600 Airport Drive, to house the University’s proposed Doctor of Physical Therapy program. In recognition of the gift, the building will be named Peace Hall.
ODU’s program is currently seeking accreditation from the Higher Learning Council (HLC) and will be applying for accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
The $1.5 million gift includes a $500,000 matching gift to challenge other donors to support ODU’s first doctoral program.
ODU President Peter Cimbolic, PhD and Sr. Patricia Twohill, OP, Prioress of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, announced the gift at a university event on April 6, 2017. Continue reading →