Today, so-called “social justice” is rampant in Oklahoma higher education. Whether it’s OU imposing a coercive “diversity” regime, OSU denying a promotion to a professor who served in the Trump administration, UCO informing us that “a person could be a man or a woman or both or neither,” or any number of other examples, it’s clear that “there is an endemic rot of indoctrination, politicization, and intellectual intimidation that is eviscerating the historical purpose and nature of our institutions of higher learning.”


See for yourself:

Oklahoma higher-ed job postings (conservatives need not apply)” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OU needs to come clean about Jones Day investigation” | Norman Transcript

‘How to Blow Up a Pipeline’ is required reading in OU class” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU accused of giving more financial aid to black students” | Jamie Joseph, FOX News

OU touts ‘pregnant people’” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU College of Medicine infected with CRT, DEI” | Critical Race Training in Education

OSU students can be disciplined for ‘incorrect pronoun usage’” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OSU tries to intimidate students” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OSU president Kayse Shrum in denial” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OU seeks a ‘climate justice’ professor ‘oriented to social action’” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism
 
OU’s drag-queen spending this year exceeds $56,000” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU study: Native American population growth raises climate-change risk” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

UCO requires English professor to embrace race-based discrimination” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

DEI’s reach now extends to Oklahoma community colleges” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Amid DEI backdrop, OU students condemn Israel” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Experts warn Oklahoma college DEI programs likely illegal” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU advertises name-changing resources to ‘trans and nonbinary students’” | Melanie Wilcox and Marya Ruth Dunning, Campus Reform 

OSU using DEI to hire plant physiology professor?” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Silencing is ‘prevalent’: OU fares poorly on free-speech ranking” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism 

Oklahoma law schools silent after Supreme Court ruling | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

As tuition and fees soar, OU features drag queen at freshman orientation” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU fights public transparency” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Oklahoma lawmakers calling for OU president to be fired after 'Crimson & Queens’ drag show” | Katie Arata, KOKH

As OU pays drag queen $18,000, lawmakers call for defunding” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU plans to hold identity-based graduation ceremonies” | Austin Browne, Campus Reform

OU says DEI to ‘permeate’ business school” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU drag show declared one of nation’s largest” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU touts ‘queer sexperts’” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OSU embracing worrisome policies” | Jonathan Small, The Journal Record

Oklahoma medical schools should educate, not indoctrinate” | Stanley Goldfarb, MD, Do No Harm

Oklahoma colleges spent $83 million on ‘diversity’ programs” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OSU ‘Condom Bingo’ set to raise sexual health awareness” | Hayden Alexander, The O’Colly

DEI and freedom cannot coexist. It’s time for Oklahoma leaders to act” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

OSU accused of violating students’ constitutional rights” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OSU trained students on how to be trans ‘allies’ using a ‘gender unicorn’” | Alexa Schwerha, The Daily Caller

12 Oklahoma universities discriminate against white and Asian students: federal complaint” | Jack Applewhite, The College Fix

Civil-rights complaint filed over Oklahoma colleges’ discrimination” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Cancel culture database (Oklahoma)” | The College Fix

Only 4 Republican professors found in OU humanities departments” |  Jackson Walker, The College Fix

Professor says OU groupthink undermines excellence” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

CRT in OU teacher training” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

UCO hosts DEI indoctrination” | Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

UCO: broke and still digging” | Trent England, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OU Gender + Equality Center to host first drag workshop” | Cooper Marshall, OU Daily

Oklahoma to fund transgender procedures on kids?” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU leader bashes CRT law” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU prof defends person wishing ‘excruciating’ death of queen” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine allegedly trains students in woke ideology” | Darius Avinger, Campus Reform

Red states, including Oklahoma, fund pediatric transgender procedures at public universities” | Jonathan McGee, The College Fix

Chinese government maintains presence at OU” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU accused of forcing students to engage in political speech” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Complaint alleges racial discrimination at OU” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Oklahoma higher ed is hiring (conservatives need not apply)” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

UCO investigates ‘bias, hate, and prejudice’ on campus” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Free speech in the crosshairs at OU, OSU, UCO” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

After ‘Drag Queen Story Hour,’ OSU president says ‘we will use this occasion to consider our policies’” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

“OU children's hospital facilitates transition surgeries for kids under 16” | J. Mark Ousley, Unwokable


OSU-OKC draws civil-rights complaint” | Maddison Farris, Center for Independent Journalism

Race panel speaker: OU games celebrate white supremacy” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Discrimination lawsuit cites OSU dean’s aggressive anti-Trump views” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

‘Diversity’ ideology spreads to OU engineering, atmospheric sciences, energy” | David Randall, National Association of Scholars


OU dedicates full week to diversity, equity, and inclusion” | Christian Schneider, The College Fix

OU group places menstrual products in men’s bathrooms” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OSU Writing Center seeks ‘antiracist’ tutors who will ‘accept all Englishes’” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

University of Oklahoma English course to focus on ‘Black Power’” | Logan Dubil, The College Fix

OSU paying $40,000 to speaker who said Trump is ‘a racist’ and ‘these people behind him are trash’” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Even Oklahoma's teaching of English has gone woke” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

BIPOC+ and LGBTQ: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring” | Mike Brake, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OU seminar says male-female is ‘too limiting,’ marginalizes the ‘gender fluid’’ | Staci Elder Hensley, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

‘Land acknowledgment statements’ abound, but some say reparations needed” | J.E. McReynolds, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OSU undermining and belittling parents” | J. Mark Ousley, Unwokable

Though ‘allowed by contract,’ OU denies communist influence on curriculum” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Law review editors at OU behaving badly” | David Bernstein, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

OU’s lobbying pays off for school, not student rights” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU Health suggests hysterectomies for males?” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Woke librarians and indigenous people of color: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring” | J.E. McReynolds, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

OSU pushes radical gender theory into rural areas” | J. Mark Ousley, Unwokable

Is Oklahoma medicine going woke?” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars
  
Race and indigeneity: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring | Mike Brake, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

Warning: White people singing Rihanna could cause ‘microaggressions’ at OU” | Todd Starnes, Fox News

Oklahoma colleges rank low in free-speech report” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Oklahoma higher ed is hiring (diversity statement required)” | J.E. McReynolds, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

State colleges play role in nursing shortage, regent says” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU seeks ‘social justice’ math professor” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


“OSU targets children and youth with Queer Theory ideology” | J. Mark Ousley, Unwokable

The fight for freedom begins on Oklahoma campuses” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

OSU offers ‘implicit bias’ training” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU thumbs its nose at Oklahomans—with ‘so few repercussions’” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

‘OU Report It!’ hotline seeks anonymous reports of ‘suspected wrongdoing’” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Left-wing activists capturing OU College of Education” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

OU offering master’s degree in Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice” | Ophelie Jacobson, Campus Reform

Queer and Latinx studies: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


OU coaches say players can be disciplined over politics” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


Oklahoma State University groomers” | J. Mark Ousley, Unwokable

Study finds ‘diversity’ bloat at OU, OSU” | Kaitlyn Jasper, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


OU, OSU have more diversity staff than history faculty” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


Classroom censorship comes to the University of Oklahoma” | Kiara Kincaid, University of Oklahoma

As OU touts ‘gender-affirming’ care, ex-transgenders warn against it” | Staci Elder Hensley, Center for Independent Journalism

Preventing suicide by higher education” | Arthur Milikh, The Heritage Foundation

OU athletes required to watch anti-Trump film” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Did OU punish a female student for wrongthink?” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

At USAO event, BLM leader touts cop killer” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU training shows instructors how to censor, indoctrinate students” | Daniel Burnett and Sabrina Conza, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

OSU lawsuit points up bias in higher education” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Oklahoma universities are teaching students to lie” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

Ban on racist stereotyping contrary to OU’s goals, president says” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


OU professor plays role in Facebook ban of Trump” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU students, staff to be graded on ‘antiracism’” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU scraps homecoming king and queen, gives ‘royalty’ title to two men” | Ariel Zilber, The Daily Mail

Oklahoma Christian University hosts social-justice training” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


University of Central Oklahoma touts pronoun option ‘to affirm gender identity’” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


‘Living beyond gender’: UCO faculty discuss pronoun use” | Staci Elder Hensley, Center for Independent Journalism

‘Diversity’ officials seek to transform OU” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

DEI at Oklahoma State University” | J. Mark Ousley, Unwokable

OU diversity training requires students, faculty to agree with university-approved viewpoints” | Sabrina Conza, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

OSU ‘diversity training’ says gender is ‘not only male and female’” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Legislation could safeguard ‘reproductive justice,’ OU panelists say” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism

Woke biology: Politicization comes to the hard sciences” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

OU tells staff: Embrace political correctness” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OSU enables more pronoun options” | Jennifer Maupin, The O’Colly

Woke architecture and ‘underrepresented identities’: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


Tolerance, intolerance, and the University of Oklahoma” | Sam Storms, Bridgeway Church


USAO’s Center for Social Justice and Racial Healing receives grant” | USAO News Bureau

Citing Black Lives Matter, photos of retired white male professors to be taken down at the University of Oklahoma” | Jackson Walker, The College Fix


In the name of ‘diversity,’ OU opposes equality” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Oklahoma professors push back against campus groupthink, identity politics” | Staci Elder Hensley, Center for Independent Journalism


‘Social justice’ rampant at OU” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars


My (brief) look at diversity training at OU” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


Oklahoma law deans urge ‘antiracism’ requirement” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


Facing discrimination claims, OU settles with law professor” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


Is illiberal education a public good?” | Greg Forster, Ph.D.


OU hosts former Communist Party candidate and accused terrorist” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


USAO event implies a narrow range of views among women” | Tina Korbe Dzurisin, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


Burns Hargis announces commitment to increase inclusion, diversity efforts at OSU” | ocolly.com


Do you know what our public universities teach?” | Wade Burleson, Emmanuel Enid


A strategic plan for OU” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars

’Diversity, equity, and social justice’: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


Touting ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion,’ OU warns students ‘Boomer Sooner’ could be problematic” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

Oklahoma college removes Land Run monument” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


Does OU diversity training violate federal labor law?” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


Report highlights partisanship of Oklahoma professors” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


OU strategic plan will impose expensive, coercive diversity regime” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars


University of Oklahoma cuts senior capstone experience while adding mandatory diversity class” | Christian Schneider, The College Fix


Transparency needed in campus diversity training” | Adam Kissel


Require budget transparency in Oklahoma higher ed” | David Randall, Ph.D., National Association of Scholars


Are Oklahoma universities violating Trump’s executive order?” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


Sex discrimination in Oklahoma higher education” | Adam Kissel


From climate justice to transgender studies, Oklahoma higher ed is hiring” | Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

Oklahoma colleges rank poorly for free speech” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism

OU response to ‘racist’ incident criticized by students” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


Conservative OU student group faces free-speech obstacles” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


Content of their privilege” | Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


University of Oklahoma race workshop led by consultant who claims being on time is ‘white supremacy’” | The College Fix


RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Shangela to headline OU's Crimson and Queens drag show” | Molly Kruse, OU Daily


Separate but equal at OU” | Mike Brake, Center for Independent Journalism


OU Gender + Equality Center to host LGBTQ ally training” | Jordan Hayden, OU Daily


University of Oklahoma prof investigates how ‘leather community’ relates to the treatment of women” | Dave Huber, The College Fix


Lankford targets Confucius Institute at OU, other colleges” | Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism


Social justice and … fried chicken?” | David Deming, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma


OU handled incident poorly” | Andrew Spiropoulos, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs


The educational roots of injustice” | Greg Forster, Ph.D.


Towards queering food studies: Foodways, heteronormativity, and hungry women in Chicana lesbian writing” | Julia C. Ehrhardt, University of Oklahoma


Sex in the stacks” | Ricky Maranon, OU Daily“Anita Hill to keynote fundraising gala for new social justice project at USAO” | USAO News Bureau


OU regents chairman donated $25,000 to pro-Biden super PAC | Ismael Lele, OU Daily

Oklahoma student government ditches ‘Boomer’ and ‘Sooner’ for more ‘sensitive’ words” | Genesis Sanchez, Campus Reform


OU ‘Black Emergency Response Team’ issues new set of demands”  |  Dave Huber, The College Fix

This week is all about condoms” | Emma Sullivan, OU Daily


My letter to OU president David Boren and to the OU board of regents” | Sam Storms, Bridgeway Church


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