Higher Education

Is Oklahoma’s higher education system an economic engine?

An indiscriminate mindset of “more funds mean more growth” is how universities stagnate and reinforce bad habits. It’s true that smart investments in research can benefit a university and spark economic growth, as University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly has noted. However, to separate the good spending from the bad, university leaders need rigorous and transparent analyses on how funds are used. 

Anthony Hennen
April 15, 2019
Higher Education

Stevenson confirmed as OU regent

The Oklahoma Senate voted 45-1 to confirm Eric Stevenson to the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents.

Ray Carter
April 9, 2019
Higher Education

Thank you, Clay Bennett

Clay Bennett announced his retirement from the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents this week. His legacy is enormous. It is hardly an understatement to say that Clay Bennett has done more good for OU and for our community as a whole than we will ever realize.

Jonathan Small
February 1, 2019
Higher Education

Gallogly continues to get OU’s fiscal house in order

As part of an effort to control costs and eliminate the deficits that had plagued the university budget under his predecessor, University of Oklahoma president James Gallogly has implemented several cost-saving measures.

Mike Brake
January 23, 2019
Higher Education

Students, faculty win as OU does the impossible

The impossible has happened. Last year, tuition stayed flat at the University of Oklahoma. And now, faculty are receiving raises.

Trent England
January 15, 2019
Higher Education

Lawsuit challenges speech code, bias response team

Like many universities across the nation, the University of Oklahoma operates a bias reporting hotline that allows any aggrieved or offended party to report and launch an investigation into supposed acts of bias.

Mike Brake
November 12, 2018