Higher Education

Chinese government maintains presence at OU

Although OU reports having shuttered its Confucius Institute, a new report warns that OU still maintains ties with Chinese-government-controlled entities.

Ray Carter
June 23, 2022
Higher Education

OCPA opposes OU tuition hike

Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs President Jonathan Small today said the University of Oklahoma’s proposed tuition increase is indefensible and should be shelved by the board of regents.

Staff
June 21, 2022
Higher Education

OU pursues tuition hike despite student financial challenges

Millions of dollars in additional funding have surged into the coffers of Oklahoma’s colleges and universities in the last two years, but that isn’t stopping officials at the University of Oklahoma from requesting another tuition increase even as students and their families are struggling with the highest inflation in four decades.

Ray Carter
June 21, 2022
Higher Education

OU accused of forcing students to engage in political speech

State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, said he has received reports that officials at the University of Oklahoma forced student athletes to participate in a 2020 “unity march” that allegedly included support for political organizations such as Black Lives Matter.

Ray Carter
June 9, 2022
Higher Education

Complaint alleges racial discrimination at OU

A civil-rights complaint filed June 1 says the University of Oklahoma–Tulsa School of Community Medicine is flagrantly violating federal law and the U.S. Constitution.

Ray Carter
June 2, 2022
Higher Education, Good Government

AG O’Connor fights for colorblind college admissions

Attorney General John O’Connor has filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare that race-based college admissions are unconstitutional, noting colleges that employ race-based admissions are nonetheless actively discriminating against minorities.

Ray Carter
May 11, 2022
Higher Education

UCO investigates ‘bias, hate, and prejudice’ on campus

The rapid proliferation of bias reporting systems on American college and university campuses raises some basic questions.

Mike Brake
May 10, 2022
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