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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.

Chair of the Board of Regents is Michael A. Cawley of Oklahoma City, and Vice Chair is Frank Keating, former Governor of Oklahoma.

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

Board of Regents Group Photo

Seated, left to right: Anita L. Holloway; Frank Keating, Vice Chair; Michael A. Cawley, Chair; Natalie Shirley; and Chris A. Purcell, Ph.D., Vice President for University Governance. Standing, left to right: Eric Stevenson; Phil B. Albert; and Rick Nagel.