On Thursday, Oklahoma Wesleyan hosted presidential candidate, Senator Ted Cruz, at a town hall meeting.

Representative Bridenstine welcomes Senator Cruz
Rep. Bridenstine welcomes Senator Cruz

Senator Cruz was endorsed by Representative Jim Bridenstine, and spoke to a crowd of over 1,000 people at OKWU’s Lyon Chapel and Fine Arts Center. The event was organized by Representative Bridenstine and the OK for Cruz campaign.

“While the university does not endorse a candidate for president,” Dr. Piper commented to the Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise, “I am…pleased to serve as a venue to engage [and] educate our community.”