January 2019 News Articles

NASCAR Driver and Humanitarian Kyle Petty to Speak at OBU's Green and Gold Gala March 5

January 10, 2019—NASCAR driver and humanitarian Kyle Petty, son of Richard “The King” Petty and grandson to NASCAR forefather Lee Petty, will be the keynote speaker at OBU’s annual Green and Gold Gala. The event will take place March 5, 2019, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma…

Habermas, Noted Theologian, to Speak at OBU

January 10, 2019—The philosophy department of OBU’s Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry is proud to partner with First Baptist Church McLoud in welcoming Dr. Gary Habermas, research professor of philosophy at Liberty University, to Bison Hill for a series of lectures Jan. 14-15. Habermas is an…

OBU President David W. Whitlock Announces Retirement

January 8, 2019—After more than 10 years of service, Oklahoma Baptist University President Dr. David W. Whitlock has announced his retirement from the University. Whitlock will step out of his role as president Jan. 8 and serve the remainder of the academic year as chancellor, assisting the OBU Board of…