Ottawa University

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Ottawa University
Former names
Roger Williams University
Veritas vos liberabit
Motto in English
The Truth Will Set You Free
Endowment$14.3 million (2016)[1]
ChancellorKevin Eichner
PresidentReggies Wenyika
ProvostTerry Haines
RectorJohn Holzhüter
Location, ,
United States

38°36′09″N 95°15′56″W / 38.602589°N 95.265542°W / 38.602589; -95.265542Coordinates: 38°36′09″N 95°15′56″W / 38.602589°N 95.265542°W / 38.602589; -95.265542
ColorsBlack and Gold
Sporting affiliations
Ottawa University wordmark.svg

Ottawa University (OU) is a private Baptist liberal arts university in Ottawa, Kansas. It has other campuses in other places throughout the Unites States. It was created in 1865. It is grouped with the American Baptist Churches USA. Ottawa has about 700 students on its main campus in Ottawa, 500 on its campus in Surprise, and about 4,000 students across all of its campuses and online.[2]

Campus[change | change source]

Aerial view of Ottawa University
Tauy Jones Hall is Ottawa University's oldest building, built in 1869.

The original campus is in Ottawa, Kansas. It is referred to as OUKS.

A second campus opened in August 2017 in Surprise, Arizona. It is referred to OUAZ.

OU has adult campuses in Overland Park, Kansas; Phoenix, Surprise and Queen Creek, Arizona; Brookfield, Wisconsin; and Jeffersonville, Indiana.[3]

Credit[change | change source]

Ottawa University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Its education programs in Kansas are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ottawa University". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  2. "Ottawa University History and Ottawa Tribe Heritage". Ottawa University. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  3. "Adult Education". Ottawa University. Archived from the original on June 27, 2014. Retrieved October 4, 2017. Note: However over the tab reading "Locations" to see campus locations.
  4. "University Accreditation". Ottawa University. Retrieved October 4, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]