By Darla Shelden, Metropolis Sentinel Reporter —
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Metropolis College has named Dr. Kenneth R. Evans as its subsequent president, introduced Board of Trustees Chairman Paul McLaughlin. Dr. Evans will develop into the nineteenth president of the 117-year-old college on July 1.
Evans at present serves because the president of Lamar College in Beaumont, Texas.
“Along with his years of educational management at Lamar and different establishments, we’re assured in Dr. Evans’ capacity to assist us proceed our custom of excellence,” McLaughlin stated.
“His expertise as a president and administrator, alongside along with his native connections in central Oklahoma, will likely be invaluable property in persevering with to maneuver the college ahead,” McLaughlin added.
Dr. Evans turned president of Lamar College in 2013 after greater than six years as dean on the Value Faculty of Enterprise on the College of Oklahoma. Previous to OU, Dr. Evans served in quite a lot of administrative roles on the College of Missouri-Columbia and as a advertising and marketing professor at Arizona State College.
“I stay up for becoming a member of the OCU household and serving to the college proceed to construct momentum in enrollment, scholar expertise and alumni relations,” Evans stated. “I’m excited to attach with college students, college, employees and college stakeholders, and to name Oklahoma Metropolis residence.”
Dr. Evans obtained his doctorate from the College of Colorado, his MBA from California State College-Sacramento, and his undergraduate diploma from the College of California-Davis.
His analysis has been revealed in advertising and marketing and enterprise tutorial journals and has obtained nationwide and worldwide recognition for his contributions. Dr. Evans has been acknowledged for his work within the design and implementation of interactive studying experiences and graduate training.
Earlier than his tutorial profession, Evans labored within the transportation trade in varied advertising and marketing and gross sales capacities and has been concerned in gross sales and gross sales administration consulting within the banking trade, conference gross sales, and monetary providers.
President Martha Burger will proceed main Oklahoma Metropolis College till June 30.
“I’m excited to welcome Dr. Evans as the brand new president of OCU,” Burger stated. “I imagine that my alma mater will likely be in good fingers and that OCU’s future is as vibrant as ever.”
For extra details about Oklahoma Metropolis College, go to okcu.edu.
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