Mike O’Neal


Mike O’Neal became OC’s sixth president on June 17, 2002. He connected OC with leaders from all over the globe, including a partnership with Rwanda that brought some of that nation’s best and brightest students here to study at OC. He also established new relationships with alumni, churches, and friends in the local business community. His tenure included vital improvements in the university’s financial stability, numerous enrollment records, the construction of many new facilities through the $64.3 million Higher Learning~Higher Calling campaign, the growth of OC’s academic programs, and the strengthening of the faith foundation upon which OC was built.