The provost search committee determined Buchanan was the top candidate for the position based on the survey data collected from students, faculty and staff.
The search for a new provost will continue this semester, after one failed effort to fill the post.
Dr. Harbour Winn, an OCU professor and a teacher of humanities, is retiring in August.
University officials plan to fill the position of provost before the next academic year begins.
Dr. Kent Buchanan is starting the academic year where his predecessor left off. Buchanan became interim provost July 1 after Dr. Susan Barber retired. He has served as assistant provost since 2012. Barber kept Buchanan up-to-date and involved so he knew what was expected of him and what kind of decisions he would be making….
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief Students still are wondering when they will receive prioritization results. Prioritization is the process in which university officials can see where money is being spent in every department on campus. This process has been going on since the beginning of the academic year. Students were told they would receive results soon…
University officials spent more time looking at weather than students may have thought. When severe weather seems imminent, officials constantly monitor the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration website, noaa.gov, which provides a constantly updating forecast for weather across the nation. If it seems that conditions worsen, then the university provost, assistant provost, the university’s risk management…
The preliminary recommendations of the prioritization process were released to faculty and staff last week.Students did not receive any of the information or a password to the results.aThe prioritization process has been ongoing since the beginning of the academic year. The process is meant to help university officials see how programs use money and where budgets need to be modified.
University officials soon will announce their findings from the campuswide prioritization project.
Lee Hall, director of first-year experiences and student disability services coordinator, retired Friday, Oct. 31.
Director of First Year Experiences and Student Disability Services Coordinator Lee Hall retired Oct. 31.
President Robert Henry is not leaving OCU, a university official said Oct. 28.
U.S. News and World Report ranked Oklahoma City University among the top schools in the nation. The list, which was released Tuesday, ranked OCU number 24 in the West regional universities category. Last year, OCU ranked number 26. OCU has the highest rank of any Oklahoma school. President Robert Henry said OCU’s ranks high because…
The OCU general education committee has been working on recommendations for changes to the undergraduate curriculum.
Snowfall began Monday night across Oklahoma.