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Letter from President Gallogly
As I have indicated before, we are transitioning from investment in “bricks and mortar” to investment in human capital – our people. A top priority has been finding ways to ensure that our dedicated faculty and staff are paid at competitive levels. In furtherance of that goal, I am pleased to share with you that we will be recommending to the Board of Regents a Norman Faculty Compensation Program that would go into effect January 1, 2019.
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OU Board of Regents Meets in Oklahoma City
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents met in Oklahoma City at their annual December meeting. OU President James L. Gallogly addressed several topics related to the university’s goals, including increasing Norman faculty pay; providing additional scholarships for students; increasing research; and presenting an update on the university’s efforts to improve efficiency. Read more
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Announces Director
Jacob E. “Jed” Friedman, Ph.D., has been named as director of Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at OU Medicine and associate vice provost for diabetes programs at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Read more
OU Graduate Receives Marshall Scholarship
Recent University of Oklahoma graduate Lucy Mahaffey has been named a 2019 Marshall Scholar, OU’s seventh since the scholarship began in 1953. As a Marshall Scholar, Mahaffey plans to attend the University of Nottingham to earn a master’s degree in Slavery and Liberation, followed by study at the University of Edinburgh to earn a master’s degree in Comparative Public Policy. Read more
Free Tuition and Average Fees for Qualifying Residents
As part of its dedication to affordability, the University of Oklahoma is launching the Crimson Commitment program. A student who is enrolled in OU’s Crimson Commitment will not have to pay tuition and, combining outside and OU resources, up to $8,000 in student fees for four years. The new program will be implemented beginning in fall 2019 for both incoming and current resident students who are recipients of Oklahoma’s Promise. Read more