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PRESIDENTS - Research institutions  

The functions of the two reseach graduate universities include (1) both lower-division and upper-division undergraduate study in a number of fields leading to the bachelor's or first-professional degree; (2) graduate study in several fields of advanced learning leading to the master's degree; (3) graduate study in selected fields leading toward the doctor's degree; (4) organized basic and applied research; (5) statewide programs of extension study and public service; (6) statewide programs designed to promote the economic development of Oklahoma, and (7) to the extent resources are available, to carry out limited programs and projects on a national and international scale.

  President V. Burns Hargis
Oklahoma State University
107 Whitehurst Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-0999
405.744.6285 (fax)

B.S., Accounting, Oklahoma State University
J.D., University of Oklahoma

Previous Positions:
Vice Chairman, Bank of Oklahoma, N. A., and Bank of Oklahoma Financial Corporation, 1995-2008
Oklahoma State University/A&M Board of Regents, 2002-07
Counsel, Partner and Shareholder, McAfee & Taft, 1992-95

Date Assumed Presidency: March 2008

  President David L. Boren
University of Oklahoma
660 Parrington Oval
Norman, OK 73019-0390
405.325.7605 (fax)

B.A., American History, Yale University
M.A., Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Oxford University, England
J.D., University of Oklahoma

Previous Positions:
U.S. Senate, 1979-94
Governor of Oklahoma, 1975-79

Date Assumed Presidency: November 1994