OU awarded $27-million contract for training at postal center

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 5:51 am
By: News On 6

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- The University of Oklahoma announces it's been awarded a $27-million contract to provide training at the US Postal Service training center in Norman.

The new contract provides $13.5-million for two years with three one-year renewal option.

If exercised, the total value of the 5-year contract is more than $67-million. That would make it the largest contract award in the history of the OU Norman campus.

The contract is with OU's Outreach, which includes the College of Continuing Education and the College of Liberal Studies. The contracts employs more than 200 staff members who provide training at the Postal Service facility.