May 31, 2008 |
Chase d'Arnaud hit a home run in the sixth inning to break a tie and Nathan Newman (8-4) pitched 6 2/3 strong innings Friday to lead Pepperdine past Arkansas, 4-3, in the first game of an NCAA baseball regional at Palo Alto. Denny Duron had three hits and drove in two runs as the Waves (37-19) won for the ninth time in their last 12 games. Chase Leavitt had two hits and drove in a run for the Razorbacks (34-23).
March 13, 2008
MEN Austin Peay, Ohio Valley Belmont, Atlantic Sun Butler, Horizon League Cornell, Ivy League Davidson, Southern Conference Drake, Missouri Valley George Mason, Colonial Athletic Assn. Mount St. Mary's, Northeast Oral Roberts, Summit Portland State, Big Sky San Diego, West Coast Siena, Metro Atlantic Athletic Western Kentucky, Sun Belt Winthrop, Big South -- WOMEN Bucknell, Patriot League Chattanooga, Southern Conference Connecticut, Big East East Tennessee State, Atlantic Sun Marist, Metro Atlantic Athletic Murray State, Ohio Valley North Carolina, Atlantic Coast Oral Roberts, Summit Purdue, Big Ten San Diego, West Coast Southern Methodist, Conference USA Stanford, Pacific 10 Tennessee, Southeastern Western Kentucky, Sun Belt Xavier, Atlantic 10
January 11, 2008 |
Two televangelists have resigned their posts as regents at Oral Roberts University, as the debt-ridden school tries to regroup after a spending scandal involving its former president. The university also settled Thursday with one of three professors who filed a wrongful-termination suit against the school. Benny Hinn and I.V. Hilliard resigned from the board of regents, where they were involved in making major school decisions, university spokesman Jeremy Burton said Thursday.
November 24, 2007 |
The president of Oral Roberts University, who is accused of misspending university funds to support a lavish lifestyle, resigned from his position, officials said Friday. Richard Roberts' resignation is effective immediately, Board of Regents Chairman George Pearsons said in an e-mailed statement. Roberts and the university have come under fire since a lawsuit was filed by three former professors.
November 14, 2007 |
Embattled Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts, facing accusations that he misspent university funds to support a lavish lifestyle, has received a vote of no confidence by the tenured faculty. The resolution was approved by faculty Monday, the Associated Press reported. The faculty plans to distribute the nonbinding document to the school's Board of Regents and the faculty assembly at an upcoming meeting.
October 18, 2007 |
Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts asked for and was granted a leave of absence Wednesday amid accusations of lavish spending at donors' expense and illegal involvement in a political campaign. The 58-year-old son of the evangelist who founded the school said he would continue in his role as chairman and chief executive of Oral Roberts Ministries, and decried what he said were untrue allegations.