Higher Education

Academic freedom, freedom of speech, and the future of higher education

For higher education to fulfill its mission, we need excellent professors, staff, and facilities. But for all of this to work in the manner to which we have become accustomed, more is needed. What is it? What is the key? What makes the difference? What has made our system of higher education the envy of the world? What distinguishes an institution of higher education from any other means of imparting knowledge? What makes it all cohere?

Andy Lester
July 13, 2018
Higher Education

Gallogly exercising wise stewardship (cont’d)

It was one of Ronald Reagan’s best lines: “A government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this earth.” The Gipper, however, apparently never met new University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly.

Jonathan Small
July 6, 2018
Higher Education

Gallogly exercising wise stewardship

As the editorial board of The Oklahoman put it today, Gallogly is “well suited to address OU’s financial challenge.”

Brandon Dutcher
June 22, 2018
Higher Education

Refreshing leadership

Nearly three months ago in this space, I said incoming University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly was a terrific hire.

Jonathan Small
June 22, 2018
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

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
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