Father Raymond Dlugos, O.S.A., Ph.D.


Vice President, Mission and Ministry




Father Raymond F. Dlugos, O.S.A., joined Merrimack as vice president for mission and ministry in 2008, and was appointed vice president of mission and student affairs in 2010. In this new position, he oversees residential life; student affairs and mission; and campus ministry.

Father Dlugos is a licensed psychologist in New York, a registered psychologist in Ontario, Canada, and a Roman Catholic priest ordained in 1983 for the Order of St. Augustine.

Before joining Merrimack, Father Dlugos was chief executive officer of The Southdown Institute in Aurora, Ontario, where he provided leadership to a residential treatment center for members of religious orders suffering emotional, psychological and behavioral disorders. He also served as vice president (2002-03) and was a postdoctoral fellow (1999-00) at the institute.

Father Dlugos is a graduate of Villanova University and holds a master’s degree from Washington Theological Union in Maryland and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University at Albany in upstate New York.