NORMAN, Okla. – Amid rumors of his retirement, University of Oklahoma President David Boren is scheduled to make an “important announcement” about the university’s future Wednesday.
Wednesday morning, the university sent out a news release saying “President Boren will make an important announcement about the University’s future at 2 p.m. today at Reynolds Performing Arts Center in historic Holmberg Hall. ”
Sources reportedly told the Tulsa World that 76-year-old Boren is expected to announce that he is stepping down following the 2017-18 school year.
Boren is a former Oklahoma governor and U.S. senator.
He has served as OU’s president since November 1994.
You can watch Boren’s announcement on News 4 and KFOR.com.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
Please join me at 2:00 p.m. today at Holmberg Hall. I will be making an important announcement about the future of the university. -DBo
— David Boren (@DavidBorenOK) September 20, 2017