Stephen Golding, OU vice president for finance and administration, acts as chair of the advisory committee.
noted Friday that much of OU's current $2 billion capital plan is focused on university property north of the Hocking River, so it doesn't include the Ridges
added that this is not to say the university is not prepared to invest in the Ridges
, but rather that the university is focused on other planning at the moment.
said it is university officials' collective hope to plan for a long-term future for the Ridges property.