The University of Oklahoma will receive an extraordinary estate gift from longtime supporters David and Judi Proctor that will ensure OU’s excellence continues to be affordable, attainable and accessible for students from all backgrounds. The Proctors’ gift includes a $7 million irrevocable contribution to the Department of Mathematics in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences. In appreciation of this gift and its potential to transform STEM education university-wide, the OU Board of Regents has approved the naming of the department to the David and Judi Proctor Department of Mathematics.
Donated from the family of renowned educator and scientist Homer L. Dodge, a former OU faculty member, department chair and dean, the donation is allocated equally between OU’s College of Arts and Sciences and its Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy – predominantly benefiting student scholarships and research fellowships.
In appreciation of this gift, the OU Board of Regents approved the renaming of the college to the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences.
The University of Oklahoma Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences embarked on a strategic planning process over a year ago. Based on the initial input we received from a broad range of stakeholders in our college community, we drew from your ideas to draft a plan that represents a set of pathways to excellence for our college. We are now excited to be at a stage in the process to share this draft with you for review. Completed in May 2022, our draft is available now on our college website.
Humanities, Natural Sciences,
Social Sciences, Professional Programs
of OU full-time
are in the
Dodge Family College
More than 10,000 students
are in the college:
2,000 Graduate Students
– Devin Brown, Senior