The front page of today’s Journal Record newspaper features an interview with OCU President Tom McDaniel about the possibility of moving the law school campus to downtown Oklahoma City. The law school was once located downtown (pictured), and a return to downtown as part of Oklahoma City’s Core to Shore project has been discussed for some time.
In looking ahead at the next 20 years of the university’s growth, OCU President Tom McDaniel would like to see the law school permanently move downtown. But the school would have specific terms and ideally partner with a developer or entity that would construct a building that the law school could inhabit and rent. McDaniel said the plan is not all that far-fetched, especially as the city looks to develop the area south of downtown over the next decades in the Core to Shore plan.
The full text of the article by reporter Kelley Chambers is available on the front page of today’s Journal Record or on the Journal Record‘s website.
Journal Record guest columnist Darren Currin also weighs in on the issue in today’s issue. Currin is the vice president and research director of OKC Property Research LLC. The full text of Currin’s column is available at the Journal Record‘s website.