Robert D. Stoddard, Jr


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Robert D. Stoddard was Beirut University College’s director of development in North America (1979-1988) and Lebanese American University’s vice president for development (1999-2005). He and wife Judith live in Wilmington, Delaware near their two children, spouses and four grandchildren. He made brief visits to Beirut during the civil war and, as a vice president, spent extended periods in Lebanon growing to love its people, culture and history. Bob has a MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary and is an ordained Presbyterian minister. In retirement he has researched the early history of LAU and written about Arab female education. He co-founded Delaware Churches for Middle East Peace and promotes arts education for minority children in city schools. He is currently a Delaware Symphony Orchestra board member and president of his College of Wooster class. Bob is also the author of A Grand Strategy: The Scenario for Saving Wilmington’s Grand Opera House (Preservation Press, 1978) and James Caldwell: Militant Clergyman of the American Revolution on file at the Presbyterian Historical Society. He welcomes comments at