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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 2016-17 is A. Max Weitzenhoffer, prominent Broadway and London theatre producer; vice chairman is Clayton I. Bennett, Oklahoma City businessman.

Other members of the Board are Kirk D. Humphreys, Oklahoma City businessman; Leslie J. Rainbolt-Forbes, M.D. of Oklahoma City, Bill W. Burgess, Jr., Lawton businessman; C. Renzi Stone, Oklahoma City businessman; and Phil B. Albert, Claremore businessman.

Board of Regents Group Photo

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