Oklahoma City University appoints first female president

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City University has named its first woman president in its 114-year history.

The Oklahoman reports that Board of Trustees Chairman Ron Norick announced Sunday that Trustee Martha Burger will become the 18th president of the university July 1. She'll succeed Robert Henry, who will retire June 30.

Henry says he's pleased Burger will take over after his departure. He says she's "been an active trustee and a strong advocate for OCU for many years."

Burger has served as senior vice president of human and corporate resources at Chesapeake Energy Corp. She earned her MBA...

 

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