OU Board of Regents appoints Frank Keating as chairman, confer Chris Purcell's title as executive secretary
The OU Board of Regents nominated Frank Keating as its new chairman Wednesday afternoon, succeeding Michael Cawley. Keating, a former Oklahoma governor, was appointed to the regents by Gov. Mary Fallin in 2017, succeeding A. Max Weitzenhoffer. He was the former president and CEO of the American Council of Life Insurers and served as an FBI agent, U.S. attorney, state prosecutor and Oklahoma House and Senate member, according to his regents bio page.