University of Oklahoma
|Motto||Civi et reipublicae (Latin)|
Motto in English
|For the citizen and for the state|
|President||David L. Boren|
|Provost||Nancy L. Mergler|
|OU Board of Regents||Leslie Rainbolt-Forbes, Chairwoman|
660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK, 73019,
3,000 acres (12.1 km2) including north research park
|Colors||Crimson & Cream|
|Affiliations||Big 12 Conference|
|Mascot||Boomer and Sooner|
The University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a public university in the Norman, Oklahoma, United States. It has about 27,000 students enrolled, and it was started in 1890. David Boren is president of the university.
Sports[change | change source]
Oklahoma's athletics teams are called the Sooners. Oklahoma has 19 varsity teams, almost all of which compete in the Big 12 Conference. In men's gymnastics, a sport that the Big 12 does not sponsor, Oklahoma is a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
References[change | change source]
- As of end of FY 2011. "University of Oklahoma Foundation". Current Value Reference. OU Foundation. Archived from the original (html) on August 24, 2012. Retrieved February 10, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Hall, Ben. "OU Board of Regents elects new chairwoman, vice chairman". OU Daily. Archived from the original on 12 June 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Employees by Campus, Fall 2003–2007". 2008 OU Factbook. University of Oklahoma. Retrieved 2009-02-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- This number only includes the main (Norman) and Health Sciences Campuses; numbers for the Tulsa campus were not available. Also, the number only include full-time and part-time faculty and does not include Graduate Assistants.
- "University of Oklahoma". The College Board. Retrieved May 27, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Crimson: Pantone 201(#B30838); Cream: Pantone 468(#EEE1C5) "OU Web Media Relations Packet" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to University of Oklahoma.|
- Official website
- Official athletics website
- Voices of Oklahoma interview with Barry Switzer. First person interview conducted on August 17, 2009 with Barry Switzer. Original audio and transcript archived with Voices of Oklahoma oral history project.
- University of Oklahoma, Bounded by Boyd Street on the North, Timberdell Road on the South, Chautauqua Avenue on the West, and Jenkins Avenue, Norman, Cleveland, OK at the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)