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PRESIDENTS - Public Liberal Arts University  

The functions of the state's public liberal arts university include (1) both lower-division and upper-division undergraduate study in several fields leading to the bachelor's degree; (2) a limited number of programs leading toward the first-professional degree when appropriate to an institution's strengths and the needs of the state; (3) graduate study below the doctor's level, primarily in teacher education but moving toward limited comprehensiveness in fields related to Oklahoma's manpower needs; (4) extension and public service responsibilities in the geographic regions in which they are located; (5) responsibility for institutional and applied research in those areas related closely to their program assignments; and (6) responsibility for regional programs of economic development.

President John H. Feaver
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
1727 W. Alabama
Chickasha, OK 73018-5322
405.574.1395 (fax)

B.A., History and Political Science, University of Oklahoma
M.A., European History, OU
Ph.D., U.S. History, OU

Previous Positions:
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, 1988-2000
Chairman of the Division of Business and Social Sciences, and Associate Professor of History, USAO, 1984-88
Assistant Professor of History, USAO, 1980-84
Instructor in History, OU, 1978-80
Graduate Instructor, OU, 1974-78

Date Assumed Presidency: July 2000