Category Archives: Board of Regents

Wasting time and money

If the Board of Regents, OSU Administration, the Foundation, and Boone Pickens really believe they must expand OSU’s athletic facilities because it is “crucial to our national competitiveness,” this plan is wasting time and money! Using land OSU already owns … Continue reading

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Aggressive growth plan

Is such an aggressive growth plan in sync with a future student body? Such a huge expansion benefits such a small percentage of students, i.e., 1-2%, is it justified? More time should be provided to groups impacted – before the … Continue reading

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At least five master plans

What is the master plan? There are at least five master plans that have been posted on the Benham web page. Does the Board of Regents know what they are really voting on? Can we urge the Board of Regents … Continue reading

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Land take-over

Stop this land take-over! This is not ethical or behavior with integrity. Students will NOT choose OSU – Alumni will NOT donate, due to these plans from the President and Regents. Eminent Domain is not designed for athletic complexes. Is … Continue reading

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OSU “Disaster” Plan

Do not approve the OSU “Disaster” Plan! Why? 1. Standard for eminent domain not met. Where is benefit to State residents that offsets hardship by Stillwater residents? 2. In what sports is OSU not competitive? Men’s BBall? Wrestling? Equestrian? Even … Continue reading

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Loss of credibility

My concern is that the BOR/University have lost all credibility based on events to date. The BOR needs to understand this and recognize that future actions are more meaningful than any statements or declarations. Rob & Ann Whiteley

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Will Rogers School

I am concerned about the impact of this on Will Rogers School, the impact on our elderly people who are in really bad health, and the loss of utility income to the City of Stillwater budget. Vona Parrish

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Regents’ Vote

What precisely is the BOR going to vote on? Exactly what plan? What precise documents? Eric Saari

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PR nightmare

The most effective tool we have is a PR nightmare for OSU Daniel & Teresa Ferguson

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Moral right

Does the BOR feel that they have a moral right to exercise eminent domain to obtain property, either residences or rental property, just to expand existing facilities? Richard H. & Marti Dermer

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