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OU is one of the few public universities in the nation to cap the class size of first-year English composition courses at no more than 19 students.
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Board of Regents

Mr. Humphreys


Mr. WadeAppointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Mary Fallin in March 2012, Kirk Humphreys is Chairman of The Humphreys Company, an Oklahoma City-based boutique real estate development firm. From 1972 until 1989 he and his brothers built a distribution company that provided beauty products and other non-food merchandise to retailers nationwide. Since then, he has been active in real estate development. Mr. Humphreys served on the Putnam City School Board from 1987 through 1995 and was twice elected Mayor of Oklahoma City, serving from 1998 through 2003. Under his leadership, the city completed the historic MAPS Projects,which dramatically revitalized the downtown area. In 2001 he led the effort that resulted in the approval of MAPS for Kids, a sweeping $690 million revitalization of the city’s public schools. He is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the board of OGE Energy Corp. Mr. Humphreys is a 1972 graduate of The University of Oklahoma, and he and his wife, Danna, have three children.

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