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Thomas Charles Oddo Edit Profile

clergyman , university president

Thomas Charles Oddo, American university president, clergyman. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1970. Recipient President' Medallion University Notre Dame, 1965; fellow Harvard Division School, 1970-1971, Harvard University, 1971-1973.

Background

Oddo, Thomas Charles was born on June 12, 1944 in Jamaica, New York, United States. Son of Dominick Charles and Catherine Anna (Arthen) Oddo.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1965. MTh, University Notre Dame, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1979.

Career

Joined Congregation of Holy Cross, 1965. Assistant professor religious studies Stonehill College, North Easton, Massachusetts, 1974-1982. President University Portland,, Oregon, 1982-1989.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1970.

Membership

Board directors United Way of Columbia-Williamette, 1983-1989, DePaul Alcoholism Treatment Center, Portland, 1982-1988, Ecuminical Ministries of Oregon, 1982-1989, Louisiana Pacific Corporation, 1987-1989, St. Edward's University, 1984, University Notre Dame, 1989. Member American Academy Religion, College Theology Society Clubs: City (Portland).

Connections

father:
Dominick Charles Oddo

mother:
Catherine Anna (Arthen) Oddo