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PRESIDENTS - COMMUNITY COLLEGES  

The functions of the 12 public community colleges are (1) to provide general education for all students; (2) to provide education in several basic fields of university-parallel study for those students who plan to transfer to a senior institution and complete a bachelor's degree; (3) provide one- and two-year programs of technical and occupational education to prepare individuals to enter the labor market; (4) provide programs of remedial and developmental education for those whose previous education may not have prepared them for college; (5) provide both formal and informal programs of study especially designed for adults and out-of-school youth in order to serve the community generally with a continuing education opportunity; (6) carry out programs of institutional research designed to improve the institutions' efficiency and effectiveness of operation; and (7) participate in programs of economic development with research or regional universities toward the end that the needs of each institution's geographic service area are met.

President Garry Ivey.President Garry Ivey
Carl Albert State College
1507 S. McKenna
Poteau, OK 74953-5208
918.647.1200
918.647.1216 (fax)

Degrees:
A.S., Carl Albert State College
B.S., Education, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
M.B.S., Behavioral Studies, SOSU
Additional hours earned from Oklahoma State University, Northeastern State University, University of New Mexico

Previous Positions:
Interim President, CASC, 2012-13
CEO, CASC Development Foundation, 1994-2012
Department Chair for Technical Occupations Division, CASC, 1982-94
Assistant to the President, CASC, 1979-2012

Date Assumed Presidency: July 2013

President Timothy FaltynPresident Timothy Faltyn
Connors State College
700 College Road
Warner, OK 74469-2204
918.463.2931
918.463.2233 (fax)

Degrees:
A.A., Liberal Arts, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute (NM)
B.A., Public Service, University of Central Oklahoma
M.Ed., Public Service, UCO
Ed.D., Higher Education, Oklahoma State University

Previous Positions:
Vice President of Academic Affairs, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, 2009-11
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, OSU-Oklahoma City, 2006-09
Division Head of Arts and Sciences, OSU-OKC, 2001-09
Department Head of Social Sciences, OSU-OKC, 1999-2001
Public Service Faculty, OSU-OKC, 1997-99

Date Assumed Presidency: July 2011

President Stephen Smith.President Stephen E. Smith
Eastern Oklahoma State College
1301 W. Main
Wilburton, Oklahoma 74578-4999
918.465.1723
918.465.2431 (fax)

Degrees:
B.S., Health Education, Northeastern State University
M.Ed., Secondary Education, NSU
Ed.S., Educational Administration, Oklahoma State University
Ed.D., Educational Leadership, OSU

Previous Positions:
Dean, McAlester Campus, Eastern Oklahoma State College, 2005-07
Director, Full Time Instructional Programs, Meridian Technology Center, 2001-05
High School Assistant Principal, Stillwater Public Schools, 1997-2001
High School Assistant Principal/Teacher, Stigler Public Schools, 1991-97

Date Assumed Presidency: March 2007

Acting President Joy McDaniel.President Joy McDaniel
Murray State College
One Murray Campus
Tishomingo, OK 73460-3137
580.371.2371
580.371.0300 (fax)

Degrees:
B.S., Oklahoma State University
M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma

Previous Positions:
Vice President, Administration and Finance/CFO, Murray State College, 1994-2011
Division Chair/Faculty, Business and Technology, MSC, 1992-94
Faculty/Program Chair, Business Management, MSC, 1985-92

Date Assumed Presidency: May 2011

President Jeff Hale.President Jeff Hale
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
200 ā€œIā€ Street, N.E.
Miami, OK 74354-6497
918.540.6201
918.542.9759 (fax)

Degrees:
B.A., History, University of Oklahoma
M.Ed., College Student Personnel, OU
Ph.D., Adult and Higher Education, OU

Previous Positions:
Associate Vice Chancellor, Administration, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 2007-09
Vice President, Enrollment Management and Marketing, and Intercollegiate Athletics, Division of Enrollment Management, Marketing and Intercollegiate Athletics, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2004-07
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management and Marketing, SOSU, 2000-05
Director, Office of Development, OU, 1999-2000
Director, Center for Student Life, OU, 1997-99

Date Assumed Presidency: January 2009

President Cheryl Evans.President Cheryl Evans
Northern Oklahoma College
1220 E. Grand
P.O. Box 310
Tonkawa, OK 74653-0310
580.628.6275
580.628.6209 (fax)

Degrees:
B.A., Mass Communications, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
M.A., Communication, Wichita State University (KS)
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

Previous Positions:
Dean, Enid Campus, NWOSU
Professor in Mass Communications, NWOSU
Chair, Communications Department, NWOSU

Date Assumed Presidency: June 2011

President Paul Sechrist.President Paul Sechrist
Oklahoma City Community College
7777 S. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73159-4444
405.682.7502
405.686.1159 (fax)

Degrees:
B.A., Communication, Southern Nazarene University
M.A., Speach Communication Emphasis, SNU
Ph.D., Speech Communication, University of Oklahoma

Previous Positions:
Acting President, Oklahoma City Community College, 2005
Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, OCCC, 2000-05
Vice President for Academic Affairs, OCCC, 1996-2000
Dean of the Division of Business and Computer Technology, OCCC, 1995-96

Date Assumed Presidency: December 2005

Acting President Jack BryantPresident Jack Bryant Jr.
Redlands Community College
1300 S. Country Club Road
El Reno, OK 73036-5300
405.422.1258
405.422.1202 (fax)

Degrees:
A.A., General Studies, Connors State College
B.A., Journalism, Northeastern State University
M.Ed., Communications/Education, University of Central Oklahoma

Previous Positions:
Vice President for Workforce and Economic Development, Redlands Community College, 2004-13
Vice President for Contracted, Continuing and Online Education, RCC, 2001-04 Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, 1999-2001
Director of Student Services, Frank Phillips College, 1998-99

Date Assumed Presidency: June 2013

President Jeanie WebbPresident Jeanie Webb
Rose State College
6420 S.E. 15th St.
Midwest City, OK 73110-2799
405.733.7300
405.733.7399 (fax)

Degrees:
B.A., Social Studies Education, Northeastern State University
M.S., College Teaching/Personnel Services, NSU
Ed.D., Adult Continuing Education/Higher Education Administration, Oklahoma State University

Previous Positions:
Vice President of Student Affairs, Rose State College
Dean, Tulsa, Muskogee, and Claremore Campuses, NSU
Associate Professor of Education, NSU

Date Assumed Presidency: July 2013

President James Utterback.President James W. Utterback
Seminole State College
2701 Boren Blvd.
Seminole, OK 74868-0361
405.382.9200
405.382.7912 (fax)

Degrees:
B.S., Psychology, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
M.S., Applied Psychology, SWOSU
Ph.D., College Student Personnel Administration, University of Northern Colorado

Previous Positions:
Dean of Student Services, Dodge City Community College (KS), 1990-97
Director, Dept. of Residence, University of Denver, 1989-90

Date Assumed Presidency: January 1997

President Thomas McKeon.President Thomas K. McKeon
Tulsa Community College
6111 E. Skelly Dr., Suite 626
Tulsa, OK 74135-6198
918.595.7868
918.595.7994 (fax)

Degrees:
B.S. Horticulture, California Polytechnical State Institute
M.S. Higher Education Administration, Oklahoma State University
Ed.D. Higher Education Administration, OSU

Previous Positions:
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Tulsa Community College, 2000-04
Vice President for External Affairs and Northeast Campus, TCC, 1999-2000
Associate Vice President for External Affairs, Staff Development and Northeast Campus, TCC, 1998-99
Provost for Staff Development and Northeast Campus, TCC, 1997-98
Vice President, Educational Development and Innovation, Rogers State University, 1996-97
Provost, Southeast Campus, TCC, 1990-96
Dean of Instruction, Northeast Campus, TCC, 1983-90

Date Assumed Presidency: July 2004

President Phil Birdine.President Phil Birdine
Western Oklahoma State College
2801 N. Main
Altus, OK 73521-1397
580.477.2000
580.477.7707 (fax)

Degrees:
B.A., History, Langston University
M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma
Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, Texas Tech University

Previous Positions:
Vice President for Academic and Student Support Services, Western Oklahoma State College, 2009-10
Dean of Academic and Student Support Services, WOSC
Assistant Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Multicultural Student Center Director, Oklahoma State University
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, OSU

Date Assumed Presidency: July 2010