Wednesday, October 8, 2008

OBU Breaking News

Friday, October 10, the OBU trustees will vote to finalize the decision of the presidential search team's selection of Dr. David Whitlock to become OBU's next president. He has no direct ties to OBU, but is noted for being an educator, pastor of small churches, and leader (he authored books on the subject). Below is some information on the man they have selected...

David W. Whitlock, BS, MBA, PhD
Assistant to the President for Strategic Planning
Dean of the College of Business and Computer Science

Disciplines: Management and Marketing
Courses Taught: Undergraduate: Introduction to Business; Graduate—Organizational Behavior, Critical Thinking and Decision Making, and Strategic Thinking and Planning.
Why do you enjoy teaching at SBU? “I enjoy teaching at SBU because of the team effort within the College of Business and Computer Science to provide students with excellent academics and a faith-based approach to our disciplines.”
Educational Background: Dr. Whitlock has a Bachelor of Science from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, a Master of Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.
Faith Dedications: Dr. Whitlock is a bivocational minister and preaches every other week at Wellspring Baptist Fellowship in Bolivar.
Interests and Hobbies: Reading, traveling, pottery, writing, and spending time with his wife and four sons.

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