December 2002 News Articles

Former OBU Administrator William Neptune Dies At 74

December 30, 2002—Former Oklahoma Baptist University interim president, provost, and professor William E. Neptune died unexpectedly in his Eufaula home early Monday morning, Dec. 30. He was 74. A memorial service for Dr. Neptune will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at the First Baptist Church of Shawnee, 10th…

Jett Explores Why Students Are Here In Winter Commencement Address

December 20, 2002—Dr. Bradley Jett, James E. Hurley associate professor of biology at Oklahoma Baptist University, spoke of 14 responses to the question "Why are you here?" is his address to the 85 graduates at the university’s Winter Commencement Friday. OBU’s James E. Hurley associate professor of…

OBU Board Approves Athletic Facility Naming At Fall Meeting On Campus

December 6, 2002—In their regular fall meeting, Oklahoma Baptist University's board of trustees approved the naming of a new athletic facility, and acted on a variety of business and academic matters on Friday afternoon. The 32-member board, meeting in OBU's Geiger Center, voted to name a new baseball and…