December 2007 News Articles

Former OBU Vice President Donald Osborn Dies

December 20, 2007—Donald G. Osborn, Oklahoma Baptist University vice president emeritus, died Tuesday, Dec. 18. He was 81. Osborn joined OBU's faculty and staff in 1952 as instructor of history and graduate assistant to the vice president for academic affairs. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1958 and…

Grads Urged to Be "Agents of Transformation"

December 14, 2007—Challenged to be part of a legacy of "agents of transformation," 35 Oklahoma Baptist University students graduated Friday, Dec. 14, during the university's winter Commencement. Dr. Justin Hardin, OBU's Strickland assistant professor of religion and the 2007 Promising Teacher Award recipient,…

Former OBU Professor Gregory Pritchard Dies

December 3, 2007—Dr. Gregory Pritchard, OBU philosophy professor from 1952-1968, died Sunday, December 2, in North Carolina. He was 84. Pritchard retired from the faculty of Wake Forest University in 1994, after teaching at the university for 25 years following his OBU career. Born in Pawhuska, Okla., on…