University of Oklahoma President David Boren to step down
September 21, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, said Wednesday he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year.
Boren said he will step down on June 30 but that he has agreed to stay longer if a successor has not been selected by that time. He made the announcement during an address before a standing-room-only crowd of several hundred students, faculty and staff inside OU's performing arts center.
"Our faculty has never been stronger. Our students have never had more potential...