As President of the historic, globally recognized Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK, Dr. William M. Wilson is helping develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through whole person education to impact the world.
With three decades of executive leadership experience, Wilson is recognized as a global influencer and dynamic speaker with unwavering ethics and an undeniable passion for equipping new generations.
Wilson has served as ORU President since June of 2013, leading the University through several consecutive years of enrollment growth and the University's $50 million, 50th Anniversary campaign. He has spearheaded numerous campus improvements including the first new housing on campus since 1976 and the establishment of the Global Learning Center, which utilizes augmented and virtual reality to take the university into the era of globalization.
As Empowered21 Global Co-chair, Wilson continues fostering unique global partnerships, and has helped E21 expand exponentially with 14 regional cabinets around the world.
Wilson is a sought-after Bible communicator whose weekly television program, "World Impact with Dr. Billy Wilson," has inspired and empowered viewers from a biblical worldview in over 150 nations in multiple languages.
Wilson additionally serves in numerous leadership roles including as Chair of the Pentecostal World Fellowship and as an at-large member of the board of the National Association of Evangelicals.
He has authored several books, including Father Cry, Foundations of Faith, and Fasting Forward.
Wilson and his wife, Lisa, reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They have two children and seven grandchildren.
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