Oral Roberts University welcomes William Wilson as school's fourth president

TULSA - Oral Roberts' newest president, the fourth in the university's history, was officially announced Thursday.

William Wilson was presented to students, parents and staff in a 3 p.m. special meeting in Christ's Chapel.

Wilson served as vice-chair for the ORU Board of Trustees prior to the selection.

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The 54-year-old Kentucky native's naming comes at the end of a 17-month search for former President Mark Rutland's replacement. Rutland announced plans to step down in September 2011.

Wilson is expected to start in July.

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