Tom Lumpkin, Director of the Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development and C. S. Trosper Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Oklahoma’s Michael F. Price College of Business, recently was named in the top 100 most influential strategy authors out of a total of 6,326 authors.
University of Oklahoma librarian Jeffrey Wilhite has published a new ebook about the Bass Business History Collection at OU’s Bizzell Memorial Library.
Established in 1955, the Harry W. Bass Business History Collection is one of the premiere business history collections in the United States. Begun with the purpose of collecting and preserving materials relating to the history of business and industry, today the collection contains 25,000 books, with approximately 2,000 published before 1850. “Ours Is a Business Civilization”: The University of Oklahoma Bass Business History Collection, with Annotated Bibliography of Fifty Treasures presents a thorough history of the collection, from inception to present, and highlights a wide variety of invaluable Bass Collection resources from the vault.
Click here to read the new publication about this important resource available for Price students and faculty.
On Jan. 24, OU President David L. Boren announced a leadership gift to the university from the Tom and Judy Love Foundation in support of Price College. In appreciation of this gift, the Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, the Innovation Hub, the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Program are named in honor of the visionary leadership of Tom Love. Read the release here.
Tom Love is founder and executive chairman of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, which he and his wife, Judy, started in 1964 with one small location in a tiny western Oklahoma town. Today, Love’s has more than 420 locations across the country in 41 states and employs more than 17,000 talented team members. Love’s is recognized each year by Forbes as one of America’s largest privately owned companies.
The Winter 2017/18 issue of Price Magazine celebrates the 20th anniversary of Michael F. Price's transformational naming gift to the college.
Also, watch this very special tribute video to Mr. Price, featuring reflections from OU President David L. Boren and other University leaders who've formed fond relationships with our college's namesake over the years.
The Michael F. Price College of Business
ensures the enduring global competitiveness
of Oklahoma and the nation.