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Innovative. Visionary. Modern. Our executive leadership team applies these principles in a creative environment of knowledge, vision and personal growth.

President Kayse Shrum

Dr. Kayse Shrum was named the 19th president of Oklahoma State University in April of 2021, officially taking office July 1, 2021.
As the first woman to lead a public research institution in the state of Oklahoma, President Shrum comes ready to lead the charge of Cowboys with intentional focus on growth, collaboration and inclusivity.


Our core values serve as the guidelines for our leadership team as they determine the most beneficial actions to take for our university. Our leadership structure supports collaboration and communication, which allows each person on the team to play a significant role in maintaining the level of excellence developed at OSU. Working together, this team makes the future of OSU their top priority.

Jerome Loughridge

Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Jeanette Mendez

Provost and Senior Vice President

Elizabeth Pollard

Chief Executive Officer, The Innovation Foundation

Dr. Johnny R. Stephens

President, OSU-CHS
Interim President, OSU-Tulsa

Joseph B. Weaver Jr.

Senior Vice President, Administration & Finance

Chad Weiberg

Vice President, Athletic Programs/Director, Intercollegiate Athletics

Kyle Wray

Senior Vice President of System Affairs


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OSU/A&M Board of Regents

Oklahoma State University is the largest institution under the OSU/A&M Board of Regents purview. The Board oversees five institutions including Oklahoma State University, Connors State College, Langston University, Northeastern Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University.
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