Bethlehem, Not Berkeley, is the Birthplace of Free Speech

The very freedom Dr. Dirks and all others of his ilk claim to hold so dear finds its home not at a campus near the sandy beaches of our West Coast, but rather in a stable under the stars in ancient Israel. Free speech (at Berkeley or anywhere else for that matter) has never been achieved outside of the context of the foundational admonition – dare I say biblical admonition – stated very succinctly in Berkeley’s own founding motto: “Fiat Lux – Let there be Light.”

Dr. Piper on “Truths That Transform” with Dr. Frank Wright

Dr. Piper recently had the opportunity to join Dr. D. James Kennedy Ministries’ “Truths That Transform” show with Dr. Frank Wright, discussing campus unrest and the role of Christian colleges. Watch the full interview here Original Airdate: April 2, 2017

Top 10 OKWU Stories of 2016

As 2016 winds down, we wanted to take a look back at some of the excitement of the past year in the life of OKWU. Enjoy this round-up of our 10 most-viewed, or most-“liked”, or just personal favorite stories from the … Continued

The Power of Words: OKWU Commencement

Everett Piper, President December 2016 Commencement Address Today we gather to celebrate the academy and your accomplishments therein. We march into this hall in our regalia – in our heavy robes and mortar boards, our funny caps and gowns – … Continued

Dr. Piper on Fox News

Dr. Piper appeared last night on Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier, discussing recent college protests and the idea that the troubles we see on campuses nationwide is a result of the ideas our culture has been teaching our students.

“This is Not a Daycare”: An Answer for the Absurdity

As the university president who wrote the viral “This is Not a Day Care” op-ed, I have been called by the media in recent days with essentially this question: “Dr. Piper, okay – your “Not a Day Care” piece identified the problem, but what’s the solution?”