June 2007 News Articles

Regents Approve OTEG Funds For Oklahomans At State's Private Colleges

June 29, 2007 | Permalink

Approval of $1.6 million in increased funds for the Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant means more financial aid is available for Oklahomans attending the state's private colleges. On Friday, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education…

OBU Fifth in NAIA Directors' Cup

June 21, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's 2006-07 athletics finished fifth in the 2006-07 U.S. Sports Academy Directors' Cup standings for the NAIA. OBU finished as the top school from the Sooner Athletic Conference and NAIA Region VI with 639 points,…

Dr. Coleman Raley, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Dies at 90

June 20, 2007 | Permalink

Dr. Coleman L. Raley, longtime professor of psychology at Oklahoma Baptist University, died Sunday, June 17, in Shawnee. He was 90. A former chaplain, pastor, school teacher and counselor, Raley was instrumental in creating OBU's psychology…

Former OBU President William Tanner Dies

June 11, 2007 | Permalink

Dr. William G. Tanner, president of Oklahoma Baptist University from 1971-76, died Sunday, June 10. He was 77. "OBU has lost a dear friend in Bill Tanner. He was the consummate Baptist statesman who never shied away from God's call on his…