For many, the resignation of Oral Roberts University's embattled president, Richard Roberts, seemed to be a question of when, not if, amid the financial scandal that hit the school nearly two months ago.
Roberts, facing accusations in the lawsuit that he misspent school funds to support a lavish lifestyle, resigned Friday.
"Those who have seen what we have seen won't have any surprise about the fact that Richard has stepped down," said attorney Gary Richardson, who brought a wrongful termination lawsuit against Roberts last month on behalf of three of the university's professors. "There was no option, period." Read More.
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Richard Roberts steps down from ORU.
Sad but not surprising. Those who preach prosperity doctrine have a strong tendency to really like cash. Before we throw too many stones, just remember that it could certainly happen to us also. The love of money can be a powerful drug.
Posted by Ron Ballew at 11/24/2007