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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


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.

Chairman of the Board of Regents for 2017-18 is Clayton I. Bennett, Oklahoma City businessman; vice chairman is Leslie J. Rainbolt-Forbes, M.D. of Oklahoma City.

Other members of the Board are Bill W. Burgess, Jr., Lawton businessman; C. Renzi Stone, Oklahoma City businessman; Phil B. Albert, Claremore businessman; and Frank Keating, former Governor of Oklahoma.

Board of Regents Group Photo

Seated, left to right:  Chairman Clayton I. Bennett; former Regent Kirk Humphreys.  Back row, left to right:  C. Renzi Stone; Phil B. Albert; Vice Chairman Leslie J. Rainbolt-Forbes, M.D.; Bill W. Burgess, Jr.; Frank Keating; and Vice President for University Governance Chris A. Purcell, Ph.D.