The Dean's Insight - The Rise of MOOCs

Seismic shifts in higher education began some time ago, but have become more prominent with the emergence of massive open online courses, nicknamed MOOCs.

Just a Small Town Girl...

This is Sylvia, Kansas – the world in which Martha Banz, the new associate dean of the College of Liberal Studies, was raised.

Trends in Higher Education

Dean James P. Pappas discusses emerging trends in higher education and how the College of Liberal Studies plans to take advantage of them.

Celebrating a Half-century of Excellence

CLS Dean James P. Pappas remembers the founding principles of the last half-century of the College of Liberal Studies and discusses plans for future growth.

CLS Deans are Men with a Mission

Meet the deans who have led the College of Liberal Studies over the last 50 years.

Meet Associate Dean Martha Banz

Associate Dean Martha Banz talks about growing up in rural Kansas and how the lessons she learned there prepared her for a career at CLS.

Former CLS Dean George Henderson Honored by University

George Henderson, dean of the College of Liberal Studies from 1996-2000, was awarded an honorary degree at OU’s 2011 Commencement Ceremony on May 13.

Former College of Liberal Studies Dean William H. Maehl Jr. Dies

Former college of Liberal Studies Dean William H. Maehl Jr. dies at the age of 81.

Looking back: Dr. Trent Gabert reflects on an extraordinary career

What started in Health and Exercise Science and ended as the associate dean of the College of Liberal Studies, Dr. Gabert's career has truly been extraordinary.

Leadership: A view for the 21st century

Who is the best leader you ever met or read about? Why is this person the best? These are questions we almost always start with when discussing leadership.