Higher Education

Gallogly: ‘we will not have waste on campus’

James Gallogly has been selected as the next president of the University of Oklahoma. OCPA president Jonathan Small says “it’s a terrific hire.”

Brandon Dutcher
April 2, 2018
Higher Education

Free Market Friday: Terrific hire

The University of Oklahoma regents have selected James Gallogly as the next OU president. It’s a terrific hire.

Jonathan Small
March 30, 2018
Higher Education

OU foundation received $1 million in Chinese government funds for Confucius Institute

The University of Oklahoma may have evaded a federal requirement to report foreign donations by channeling more than $1 million in Chinese government funds for its Confucius Institute through the private OU Foundation, an OCPA investigation has found.

Mike Brake
March 27, 2018
Higher Education

Free-speech controversy continues at UCO

The visit by Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis (AiG) to the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) in Edmond was scrubbed last week. UCO is now the Sooner State’s third largest higher education facility, so the move got attention.

Patrick B. McGuigan
February 13, 2018
Higher Education

Teacher union calls for boycott of Oklahoma Wesleyan-trained teachers

In response to a recent newspaper column written by Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) president Everett Piper, the Bartlesville Education Association is calling for Bartlesville Public Schools to refrain from accepting student teachers from OKWU for any training in district classrooms.

Mike Brake
January 11, 2018
Budget & Tax, Higher Education

Oklahoma’s colleges have a spending problem

Over the last eighteen years, the state Regents have increased higher education spending by more than one billion dollars each year, yet they still clamor for more funding. 

Cody Ray Milner
November 15, 2017
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