David Boren http://kgou.org en OU President: Stadium Improvements In The Works http://kgou.org/post/ou-president-stadium-improvements-works <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;President David Boren says the Board of Regents will likely consider upgrades to OU's stadium when the panel meets next month in Ardmore.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 16:51:00 +0000 Associated Press 28912 at http://kgou.org OU President: Stadium Improvements In The Works OSU Economist, OU President Question Governor's Tax Cut http://kgou.org/post/osu-economist-ou-president-question-governors-tax-cut <p></p><p><a href="http://ok.gov/governor" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Mary </span>Fallin</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> took her policy priorities to the overall friendly audience of the <a href="http://www.okcchamber.com/">Greater Oklahoma City Chamber</a> last week. Speaking to the pro-business group’s members, </span>Fallin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reiterated her call for a cut to the state income tax rate and the graduation of more “job ready” residents.</span></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:30:13 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 23445 at http://kgou.org OSU Economist, OU President Question Governor's Tax Cut Grant Targets Medically Underserved Oklahomans http://kgou.org/post/grant-targets-medically-underserved-oklahomans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.ouhsc.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been awarded a $20.3 million federal grant to target medically underserved </span>Oklahomans<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, especially in rural areas.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.ok.gov/governor/">Gov. Mary Fallin</a> said Monday the grant will support potentially life-saving research at Oklahoma's medical centers.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:12:20 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 14054 at http://kgou.org Grant Targets Medically Underserved Oklahomans OU: Flat-Rate Tuition, No In-State Increase Next Year http://kgou.org/post/ou-flat-rate-tuition-no-state-increase-next-year <p>The University of Oklahoma says it will start offering students a flat-rate tuition and mandatory fees this fall.</p><p>OU President David Boren announced Thursday that full-time undergraduates taking between 12 and 21 credit hours per semester will pay a rate based on the university's current 15-credit hour rate for tuition and mandatory fees.</p><p>“Changing from a per-credit hour basis to a flat rate encourages all of our students to complete their degrees in a shorter period of time and get the best possible value for their tuition and fees dollar,” Boren said in a statement.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:10:52 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 8269 at http://kgou.org OU: Flat-Rate Tuition, No In-State Increase Next Year OU Pushes Online Material As Textbook Alternative http://kgou.org/post/ou-pushes-online-material-textbook-alternative <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;officials say a program that puts more course material online is saving students on the cost of textbooks.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:10:00 +0000 Associated Press 8018 at http://kgou.org OU Pushes Online Material As Textbook Alternative