Centennial Timeline

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: HillcatSoccer player kicking the ball

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