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I can't imagine this story would surprise anybody. It is surprising that a student of "Oral Roberts University" would think that his degree had any value, and that scandal could devalue it.
Unsurprising as well is the possibility of a sex scandal in the mix. It is surprising that it seems to be Oral's daughter-in-law who is (allegedly!) interested in underage hanky panky!
Side note: we know that the Bush Administration is fond of of hiring graduates of Pat Robertson's Regent University. I wonder if they get them from Oral U. as well?
Scandal brewing at Oral Roberts U.
TULSA, Okla. - Twenty years ago, televangelist Oral Roberts said he was reading a spy novel when God appeared to him and told him to raise $8 million for Roberts' university, or else he would be "called home."
Now, his son, Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts, says God is speaking again, telling him to deny lurid allegations in a lawsuit that threatens to engulf this 44-year-old Bible Belt college in scandal.
Richard Roberts is accused of illegal involvement in a local political campaign and lavish spending at donors' expense, including numerous home remodeling projects, use of the university jet for his daughter's senior trip to the Bahamas, and a red Mercedes convertible and a Lexus SUV for his wife, Lindsay. . .
Read the rest at: news.yahoo.com