Be the Light of Jesus in this Dark World!

June 3, 2020 Message to OKWU Community from the President   On behalf of the Oklahoma Wesleyan University community, I recognize the sin of injustice to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. They are but the … Continued

Everett Piper Receives Emeritus Distinction

March 24, 2020   The title of President Emeritus was bestowed on Dr. Everett Piper by the Board of Trustees of Oklahoma Wesleyan University on the evening of March 12, 2020. Marci Piper was also honored for her work as the Director of … Continued

OKWU Hires New VP for Adult and Graduate Studies

October 29, 2019 – Bartlesville, OK Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Brett Andrews for the position of Vice President of Adult and Graduate Studies. Andrews comes to Bartlesville by way of Newman University … Continued

OKWU Inaugurates Dr. Jim Dunn as Sixth President

October 11, 2019 On a beautiful Oklahoma Friday morning, Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) officially ushered in a new era of leadership. Dr. Jim Dunn was inaugurated as the sixth president since the university’s founding, in a ceremony that made his … Continued

May 2019 Commencement

Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s May 2019 Commencement was a historic one, marking a passing of the baton from the University’s fifth president, Dr. Everett Piper, to its sixth, Dr. Jim Dunn, upon Dr. Piper’s retirement. Dr. Piper gave his final commencement … Continued

A note from Dr. Piper

Community, I have been asked for clarification by a few who are a bit surprised by the announcement of a new president of Oklahoma Wesleyan. You might have missed it, but back in October of 2018 I announced my retirement … Continued

New OKWU President Elected

Dr. Jim Dunn is set to take office as OKWU’s sixth president in June 2019, following the retirement of Dr. Everett Piper.