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Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university

Jun. 13, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren said Thursday that he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the institution. In his first public statement on the accusations, Boren said...

University of Oklahoma: Resignation ends ex-president probe

Jun. 12, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's Board of Regents said Wednesday it has ended its investigation into former President David Boren after he chose to terminate his contract and sever ties to the school he led for 24 years. The university was investigating whether Boren, 78, sexually harassed...

Former Oklahoma student alleges university misreported data

May. 30, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma misreported data used to nationally rank the school for nearly 20 years, seriously impacting its prestige and reputation, a former student alleges in a federal lawsuit that seeks class-action status. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Oklahoma City...

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2

May. 27, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was "just unbelievable that anybody could survive." Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City that was hit by a...