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ORU Welcomes 50th Freshman Class During Fall 2014

50th classOral Roberts University is welcoming the 50th freshman class this fall. The university, which was opened in 1965 by Chancellor Oral Roberts, is celebrating the milestone class just one year before its 50th anniversary.

“Tens of thousands of students from around the globe have had life-changing moments at ORU,” said ORU President William M. Wilson. “We look forward to welcoming this 50th incoming class and seeing how God will shape their lives as we continue to build up Spirit-empowered leaders to impact their world.”

This incoming class marks that start of the 50th anniversary celebrations for the university. ORU will also celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015-16 academic year starting in the fall of 2015. The celebration will come to a close with the 50th graduating class in 2017.