Category Archives: Letters

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Here is a recent letter to the editor titled “Regents prove their stupidity” that appeared in the O’Colly. The letter was authored by an associate prof in engineering. It seems to summarize the sentiments of many faculty members http://www.ocolly.com/read_story.php?a_id=29498 {link … Continue reading

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As Others see us

Friends, I got this passed to me by friends in the Pacific Northwest. It is from the paper in Eugene, Oregon, where the University of Oregon resides. Corvalis, where Oregon’s OSU is located is right down the road…. even closer … Continue reading

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OU puts OSU to shame

*note: see article link on this site under news/articles, “OU aims to increase endowment to o$1 billion.” I read the article in the Tulsa World regarding Dr. Boren’s meeting with the OU board of regents. Dr. Boren told them he … Continue reading

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Letter to Board of Regents

Dear Regents, I am close, but not in the present threatened area, but I cannot help but be concerned. There are real people involved here, homeowners, long-time renters and landlords with retirements involved. Everyone of them have a story. And … Continue reading

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Ltr. to Dr. Schmidly

Dec. 12, 2005 David Schmidly President, Oklahoma State University 1600 N. Washington St. Stillwater, OK 74075 (c.c. to members of the OSU Board of Regents) Dear President Schmidly, I would like to offer you some comments and suggestions concerning your … Continue reading

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Fall Commencement Insulting

Dear Regents: At the meeting last Friday, you heard much opposition to OSU’s new Master Plan. As you know, most of the opposition is directed at the land acquisition for the athletics village. It is that purchase, supported by a … Continue reading

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Ltr. to OSU/OK. A&M B of R

Dear OSU/Oklahoma A&M Regents: I would like to make some comments on the recently unveiled OSU Master Plan. By way of introduction, my name is Richard H. Dermer. I am a 66 year-old lifelong Stillwater resident; my father, the late … Continue reading

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M.A. Crank – Letter to Lou Watkins

Mrs. Lou Watkins OSU/A&M Board of Regents 2800 N. Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Dear Mrs. Watkins; The concept for the OSU Master Plan suggests a showplace of academic and athletic excellence. It depicts a campus that is absolutely … Continue reading

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Sent to Board of Regents

It is difficult for me to believe that the Board of Regents would possibly approve the proposed acquisition of homes and property from the OSU campus, North to Eskridge, in order to develop an underfunded Athletic Village. The citizens of … Continue reading

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Stillwater Citizen Alert (ltr. to the Ed.

I want to thank the many Stillwater residents that have expressed their support and concern to the property owners in the OSU Expansion area. It is truly appreciated by all of us! I know you are empathetic and probably glad … Continue reading

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