Dr. O’Hara joined Adler University in 2016 and brought with him a wealth of experience and accomplishment in higher education leadership in Canada and the United States. He has consistently focused on students and student learning, and on the development of new programs.
Previously, Dr. O’Hara served with two Vancouver-based institutions as Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs (University Canada West) and Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs (Langara College). He also has worked extensively in the United States as Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs with the University of Louisiana System and in leadership roles at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Dr. O’Hara holds a doctorate in marketing (Ph.D.) at Louisiana State University, and masters and baccalaureate degrees from the University of Windsor.