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<br /> an Ottawa University® publication<br /> Spring 2018<br /> From the Chancellor<br /> Dear Friends:<br /> Greetings to all of you from all of us from OU in Kansas, Arizona, Wisconsin, Indiana, and across the nation<br /> where Ottawa University continues to pursue its most worthy mission.<br /> In this issue of Spirit Magazine, you will learn why your president now has a new title and how the Board<br /> of Trustees is looking to further undergird the long-term growth and impact of our 153-year-old institution.<br /> You will learn of some incredible generosity thanks to Jim ‘57 and Jeanne ‘56 O’Dell who have made a<br /> transformational gift to secure the future of our new OUAZ campus in Surprise, Arizona. You will discover<br /> yet another example of how OU is living out its Christian faith commitment. You will read of many examples<br /> of the vibrant life of a school that was once a small, one campus operation on the plains of Kansas and has<br <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=1"> an Ottawa University® publication </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=2"> From the Chancellor Dear Friends: Greetings to </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=3"> In This Issue Many organizations would be per</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=4"> ouspirit@ottawa.edu | www.ottawaspirit.com Ottaw</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=5"> has signaled his desire to primarily refocus his </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=6"> hOe’Dell </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=7"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 O’Dell Center </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=8"> ouspirit@ottawa.edu | www.ottawaspirit.com OUKS </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=9"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 “Don’t let anyo</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=10"> Legacy Highlight egacy 10 In 2017</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=11"> Wilbur Wheaton Wilbur Wheaton ’54, President Em</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=12"> Other News ouspirit@ottawa.edu | www.ottawaspiri</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=13"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 OUAZ</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=14"> Former Canadian Prime Minister Visits OUAZ On </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=15"> 15</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=16"> thletics ouspirit@ottawa.edu | www.ottawaspirit.</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=17"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 Spirit Men’s G</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=18"> Geoff Poston Receives Coach of the Year Award OU</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=19"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 Spirit Athletic</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=20"> homecoming2018 SAVE THE DATE October 11-13, 2018 </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=21"> Let’s Get in Touch (We Miss You.) support.ottaw</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=22"> ouspirit@ottawa.edu | www.ottawaspirit.com </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=23"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 Brian Lewis pe</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=24"> ouspirit@ottawa.edu | www.ottawaspirit.com Jo</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=25"> Ottawa University® | Spring 2018 Judith Mohr </a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=26"> Advancement 2018 April 13-14 Men’s and Women’s</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=27"> Board of Trustees Chair Mr. S. Lucky DeFries ’75</a> <a title="spirit mag spring 2018 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac72aeea?page=28"> 1001 South Cedar Street, #1016 Ottawa, KS 66067-3</a>