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Presented by the OU Board of Regents and OU Alumni Association, the Regents’ Alumni Award honors the important roles of OU alumni and supporters to the life of the university. A committee formed by the Alumni Association selects the award recipients from nominations made by alumni, friends, and OU faculty and staff. Each year’s recipients receive a plaque and their names are engraved on a permanent plaque in Oklahoma Memorial Union.
This year’s recipients are:
Marie Alley, Norman, community leader and supporter of the arts
Ann S. Alspaugh, Oklahoma City, civic leader
Alan S. Armstrong, Tulsa, president and CEO of The Williams Cos. Inc.
Jim Dicus, Ada, president of Dicus Supermarkets
Bill Hancock, Prairie Village, Kan., executive director of the Bowl Championship Series
Che Miller, Duncan, general and vascular surgeon at Duncan Regional Hospital
Carolyn Clark Powers, Manhattan Beach, Calif., philanthropist and OU benefactor
Richard P. Trautman, M.D., Oklahoma City, Arnold and Bess Ungerman Endowed Chair in Psychiatry, OU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, OU College of Medicine
Leon Unger, Oklahoma City, Regents’ Professor and David Ross Boyd Professor, OU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, OU College of Medicine
Reggie N. Whitten, Edmond, senior partner at Whitten Burrage Law Firm
and Robert M. Zinke, Tulsa, president and chairman of the board at Zenergy Inc.