2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3302. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma - Body corporate - Appointment and terms of members - Removal - Vacancies.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-3302 (2018)

(a) The Board of Regents provided for by Section 8, Article XIII, Oklahoma Constitution, shall constitute a body corporate by the name of Regents of the University of Oklahoma and shall be the government of the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Rogers State University. It shall consist of seven (7) members to be appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Provided, that persons now serving on such Board shall be members of and continue to serve on the Board for the terms for which they were appointed.

(b) Appointments shall be to numbered positions on the Board, and terms of members of the Board shall be, as follows:

(1) Position No. 1. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1966, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(2) Position No. 2. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1967, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(3) Position No. 3. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1968, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(4) Position No. 4. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1969, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(5) Position No. 5. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1970, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(6) Position No. 6. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1971, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(7) Position No. 7. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 21st day of March, 1972, and each seven (7) years thereafter.

(c) No member of the Board shall be employed upon any work to be performed in connection with the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, or Rogers State University, nor shall any member of said Board enter into any contract or business transaction involving a financial consideration with the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, or Rogers State University.

(d) Members of the Board shall be subject to removal from office as provided by law for the removal of elective officers not liable to impeachment.

(e) Vacancies on the Board shall be filled by the Governor, for the unexpired term, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Laws 1965, c. 396, § 302; Laws 1992, c. 308, § 11, eff. June 1, 1992; Laws 1999, c. 274, § 2, eff. June 1, 1999.

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