Dr. Jim Dunn is set to take office as OKWU’s sixth president in June 2019, following the retirement of Dr. Everett Piper.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University is once again proud to share that a number of local OKWU School of Education alumni were recognized by Bartlesville Public Schools for their excellence in teaching last week. Four of these were “Rising Star” teachers for … Continued
At the Oklahoma Wesleyan University autumn Board of Trustees meeting, OKWU President, Dr. Everett Piper, shared his plans with OKWU leadership for his June 2020 retirement from the University.
The Orange Movement Leadership team, comprised of OKWU’s First Lady, Marci Piper, and University Relations’ Assistant Director, Heather Utzman, will relay-run their way from New York City to Washington, D.C., ending at the IJM Headquarters.
Spring 2016 Digital Cinema documentary project on the iconic La Quinta mansion wins a bronze Telly Award in May 2018.
Nearly five-year legal battle ends in victory for private colleges that wish to operate according to their beliefs
On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, OKWU Campus Nurse, Deb Cook, was honored at the annual Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Gala with the Jim Gillie Outstanding Citizen Award.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University has a long and proud tradition of training future educators to succeed in the classroom. While these students can now be found all over the globe, many choose to remain close to their OKWU home, serving with … Continued
February 21, 2018 – Bartlesville, OK Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) has agreed to a dismissal of its federal lawsuit against the Office for Civil Rights for the U.S. Department of Education. The dismissal came after the government validated the university’s … Continued
January 18, 2018 – Bartlesville, OK This morning, Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, joined other leaders in speaking at a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) event in Washington, D.C. The topic of the day was the … Continued
October 6, 2017 The Trump administration has significantly expanded legal protections for organizations that object to providing abortion-inducing drugs and devices in their health plans. An Affordable Care Act regulation forces many employers to cover such drugs, and the previous … Continued
A new year is well underway at Oklahoma Wesleyan’s residential campus, with enrollment again exceeding OKWU’s four-year average in multiple areas. OKWU Accelerate, the University’s program to equip high school students by offering high-quality dual-credit classes, has increased significantly, and … Continued
Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, released his second book today, August 7th, entitled, This is Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth. In the book, Dr. Piper, author of the 2015 viral op-ed “This is … Continued
February 24, 2017 – Bartlesville, OK At approximately 2:00 PM Central time on February 24, 2017, Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Bartlesville campus was placed on lockdown as a precaution due to reports of a suspicious person making threats. Bartlesville police responded … Continued
On February 10th, OKWU launched a cooperative effort with Wesley Biblical Seminary.