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Stevenson Confirmed by Oklahoma Senate for OU Board of Regents

The Oklahoma Senate has confirmed Eric Stevenson to a full seven-year term for the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. The vote was 45-1. An OU graduate, he was appointed to the Regents by Gov. Kevin Stitt and his appointment was carried by Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat.  Read more


Statement for March 29

The University of Oklahoma has not been served with a copy of the complaint and has not had an opportunity to evaluate the allegations.  Once we receive the complaint, OU will file court documents to respond that we are confident will illustrate the university acted appropriately and fulfilled its responsibility to treat all its employees fairly and equitably.

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Update on Diversity and Inclusion actions

In February, the OU Diversity and Inclusivity Council made up of faculty, staff and administrators completed its work on a draft proposal outlining institutional goals, outcomes and strategies for diversity and inclusion planning across the University. The work had begun much earlier. The comprehensive proposal also identified action steps and outcomes for each of the goals.  Read more

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OU Classified as 2018 Carnegie Institution Top Tier Research University

Stephenson Life Sciences Center

The University of Oklahoma announced today that it has achieved the 2018 Carnegie Institution’s Very High Research Activity classification. With this designation, OU is among the nation’s top 120 doctoral-degree granting institutions in the 2018 top research category. OU made history in 2010 as the first public institution in Oklahoma to receive the Carnegie top tier research university classification and was classified again as a top tier research institution in 2015. Read more


Free Tuition and Average Fees for Qualifying Residents

Crimson Commitment

As part of its dedication to affordability, the University of Oklahoma is launching the Crimson Commitment program. A student who is enrolled in OU’s Crimson Commitment will not have to pay tuition and, combining outside and OU resources, up to $8,000 in student fees for four years. The new program will be implemented beginning in fall 2019 for both incoming and current resident students who are recipients of Oklahoma’s Promise. Read more