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God to Roberts: You're Fired!

Ex-boss of Oral Roberts U: 'He' told me to quit, but vowed 'something supernatural'

(Newser) - Oral Roberts University president Richard Roberts told the school's student body yesterday that he didn't want to resign, but God insisted on it. Roberts, son of school founder Oral Roberts, faces a lawsuit accusing him of spending extravagantly while the school was in financial straits. He said God spoke to... More »

Oral Roberts U President Takes Leave of Absence

(Newser) - Richard Roberts, the Oral Roberts University president who is accused of misuse of university funds and illegal involvement in a political campaign, requested and received an indefinite leave of absence from the university's Board of Regents today. The board said a senior pastor will temporarily take over the president's duties,... More »

Roberts U. President and Wife Face New Allegations

Claims she spent nights with underage male, documents were shredded

(Newser) - In an updated lawsuit, three ex-profs accuse the president of Oral Roberts University and his wife of improper behavior ranging from dalliances with an underage male to document shredding, CNN reports. The suit , which earlier accused the couple of misusing university funds, now accuses Richard Roberts' wife LIndsay of spending... More »

Scandal Rocks Oral Roberts U.

Ex-professors' lawsuit details financial abuses by president

(Newser) - Oral Roberts University is embroiled in allegations of financial misdeeds by president Richard Roberts, who stands accused of going on spending sprees with donors' money and illegally using university resources to aid a political campaign, the AP reports. Three former professors who filed suit this week say they were fired... More »

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