When David beat Goliath, once more

Originally posted on Washington Times In 2011, every college and university in the United States received a “guidance letter” from the Obama administration’s Department of Education declaring that all colleges and universities across the land, from Brown to Berkeley, were … Continued

George Orwell called, and he wants his royalties

Originally Posted by the Washington Times   Have we completely lost our minds? In a word: Yes. Cosmopolitan Magazine has released its February issue, featuring the most recent transgender poster child Laverne Cox on its cover. There is so much … Continued

Dr. Piper Speaks at Dept. of Health and Human Services

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

Celebrating the Shooting of Congressman Scalise

16 June 2017 Dr. Everett Piper, President On the morning of June 14, 2017, a 66-year old man from Illinois entered a baseball park in Alexandria, VA, and began shooting. Among the five people shot was Congressman Steve Scalise, a … Continued

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.”

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 What You Get

“Why are we surprised by what we see in today’s news? When colleges lose their conscience, kids lose their character, and culture loses its soul.”