||OU Parents' Association with OU President David Boren award the Outstanding Senior Awards in the Fall of 2008.
OU Parents' Association
The OU Club of Dallas is proud to work closely with the OU Parents' Association!
Through the Years:
For over seven decades, fathers, mothers, and
other supporters of the University of Oklahoma students have worked
through the OU Parents' Association in its chief mission - to help
In 1938, the Dads' Association, drawing from
membership dues, presented the first of thousands of scholarships given
to deserving students who might otherwise be unable to stay in school.
Those first 25 scholarships were for $6 each-covering a $3 library fee
and a $3 student health fee.
Times have changed and so have the needs of
students for scholarships. Though the number and amount of the
scholarships has varied over the years, reflecting the cost of tuition
and variations in receipts from membership dues, the scholarships have
helped numerous students from virtually every area of the state and
The impact of the Parents' Association continues to
be felt campus-wide via Mini-Grants, scholarships, campus recognition,
and providing many resources for parents.
Purpose of the Parents' Association:
If you have any questions about the University of Oklahoma or how to enrich the experience of your student at the finest university in the nation, please contact any of the members of the Executive Committee by visiting http://www.ou.edu/parents/.
• To provide the parents, guardians and other supporters of
University of Oklahoma students an opportunity to learn more about the
organizaiton and policies of the university
• To bring about closer cooperation between students, parents,
faculty, administrative officials and regents of the university
• To provide an agency through which authorities of the university
may more effectively present objectives, aims and needs to the public
• To provide an agency through which parents may collectively
organize their efforts in support of students and their educational
Becky Barker, Liaison to the Parents' Association - firstname.lastname@example.org
Marc Mandell, Current President, Parents' Association (Houston, Texas) -