Dr. Everett Piperis the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Dr. Piper received a B.A. from Spring Arbor University, a M.A. from Bowling Green State University, and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Dr. Piperis the 2016 recipient of the Jeane Kirkpatrick Award for Academic Freedom. Dr. Piper is the author of Why I Am A Liberal, and Other Conservative Ideas and the viral op-ed, This is not a Daycare, Its a University. A native of Hillsdale Michigan, Dr. Piper and his wife Marci, along with their two sons, have served at OKWUs since August of 2002.