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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. Keating


Mr. StuartFrank Keating was appointed to the Regents by Gov. Mary Fallin in 2017. He was formerly the president and CEO of the American Bankers Association and, prior to that, was president and CEO of the American Council of Life Insurers. His years in the private sector were preceded by three decades of law enforcement and public service, culminating in two terms as Oklahomaís 25th governor. Over the course of 30 years, Keating also served as an FBI agent, U.S. Attorney, state prosecutor, and Oklahoma House and Senate member, including service as a Republican Senate leader. He also served Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush in the Treasury, Justice and Housing departments. In 1993, Keating returned to Oklahoma to successfully run for governor and was re-elected in 1998. As governor at the time of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City, he helped raise more than $6 million in scholarships for the nearly 200 children left with only one or no parents. Keating has served as a member of numerous boards, including those of the Bipartisan Policy Center, the National Archives and the Jamestown Foundation. He earned his bachelorís degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from OU.

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