What we know: Rumors of OU President David Boren's retirement

David Boren Announces Retirement As OU's President

David Boren Announces Retirement As OU's President

Amid rumors of his retirement, University of Oklahoma president David Boren tweeted Wednesday morning that he will make an "important announcement about the future of the university" at 2 p.m.at the Reynolds Performing Arts Center in Holmberg Hall. "Our students have never had more potential", Boren said. He has been a wonderful partner to me and Oklahoma State.

Boren, like Kerr, is a former Democratic governor and USA senator. The academic programs are richer and deeper.

For the past two years, OU has had the largest and most academically successful freshmen classes in university history.

Oklahoma president David Boren walks on the field during the 2017 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana, following OU's win over Auburn. The campus is more functional and lovely. And I know firsthand that the institution is strong and dynamic.

Boren will have served almost 24 years as president of OU, a tenure exceeded only by that of George Cross, who was president from 1943 to 1968. If a permanent president has not yet been named by that time, Boren says he will remain in the position until a permanent selection is made.

"President David L. Boren's distinguished tenure at the University of Oklahoma is an extension of his lifetime of selfless, tireless service to the State of Oklahoma".

I believe his years at the University of Oklahoma will be considered the Golden Age of OU.

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