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Oklahoma City University Presidential Transition

OCU Presidential Transition

Dr. Kenneth R. Evans

On March 23, 2021, Dr. Kenneth R. Evans was named the next president of Oklahoma City University.

Dr. Evans will become the 19th president of OCU on July 1, 2021.

Currently serving as the president of Lamer University in Beaumont, Texas, Dr. Evans has more than 15 years of experience serving as a university president or dean and brings to OCU a wealth of expertise in the areas of marketing, business, management, interactive learning experiences and graduate education.

During the presidential transition period, Dr. Evans is meeting with key university and community stakeholders as he familiarizes himself with the OCU campus and the city of Oklahoma City.

Visit this page for updates on the transition and Dr. Evans' first days as president of OCU.

March 23, 2021 • Press Release: OCU announces appointment of new president

Read the news release announcing the selection of Dr. Kenneth R. Evans as the 19th president of OCU.