RSU logo and picture of Prep Hall building on campus.



Dr. Joe Wiley
Dr. Joe Wiley

Rogers State University was born on Jan. 1, 1999, with Joe Wiley taking Rodger Randle’s place in the president’s office.

A year later, RSU was offering its first bachelor’s-degree programs.

Intercollegiate sports returned to the campus in 2006, with a new collective team nickname: the Hillcats. 




Basketball game - RSU player high above his defenders shooting the ball. Mascot: Hillcat Soccer player kicking the ball
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