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Board of Regents


The official governing body of The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Rogers State University is the Board of Regents, composed of seven citizens appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the State Senate. Each Regent serves a seven-year term.

Chairman of the Board of Regents is Gary C. Pierson, Denver businessman, and Vice Chairman is Frank Keating, former Governor of Oklahoma.

Other members of the Board are Michael A. Cawley of Oklahoma City; Phil B. Albert, Tulsa businessman; Natalie Shirley of Oklahoma City; Eric Stevenson of Westerville, Ohio and Anita Holloway of Tulsa.

Board of Regents Group Photo

Left to right: Anita L. Holloway; Michael A. Cawley; Vice President for University Governance Chris A. Purcell, Ph.D.; Chair Gary C. Pierson; OU President Joseph Harroz, Jr.; Vice Chair Frank Keating; Phil B. Albert; Natalie Shirley; and Eric Stevenson.