The Regional University System of Oklahoma Board of Regents has named Sean Burrage as the 20th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
The Tulsa Community College board of regents named Leigh B. Goodson, Ph.D., as the fourth president to serve the college since it was founded in 1970. Goodson is the first female named to the role in TCC’s history and the first female president of one of the state’s three largest higher education institutions.
After a national search, Northeastern State University appointed Dr. Pamela K. Hathorn as dean of the College of Science and Health Professions, and Dr. Mark E. Arant has been named the provost and vice president for academic affairs.
A project to enhance the Greenwood District along Elgin Avenue near the Oklahoma State University-Tulsa campus has helped many young Tulsans tap into their creativity.
OSU-Oklahoma City adjunct writing instructor Russ Tallchief was recently asked to present at the University of Arizona’s 20th anniversary “A Day of Diversity” forum where he spoke about his great aunt, Maria Tallchief, who was the first Native American prima ballerina.
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education recently approved $988.6 million in state appropriations for the state system of higher education for FY 2015, representing a flat appropriation compared with FY 2014.