UCO-Based Educators' Leadership Academy Announces 2013-14 Outstanding Professors' Academy

Oct. 23, 2013

Media Contact:  Lindsay Houts, Staff Writer, University Relations, University of Central Oklahoma, 405-974-2121, lhouts@uco.edu

UCO-BASED EDUCATORS’ LEADERSHIP ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2013-14 OUTSTANDING PROFESSORS’ ACADEMY

The University of Central Oklahoma-based Educators’ Leadership Academy congratulates 26 Oklahoma professors on being selected for the 2013-14 Outstanding Professors’ Academy (OPA).

Established in 1997, the OPA is designed for professors recognized for making superior contributions to their institutions and their disciplines. Professors assume leadership roles and responsibilities every day in their multiple relationships with students, peers, administrators and the public. 

The leadership academy is a rare opportunity for them to hone and sculpt their abilities to lead in a time of rapid change. 

Those selected for the 2013-14 Outstanding Professors’ Academy, followed by their institutions, are:

Dr. Chris Austin
Oklahoma Christian University
Edmond

Dr. Lucy Bailey
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater

Dr. Ryan Bisel
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Janet Cole
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater

Dr. Gerald Fitch
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater

Dr. Aimee Franklin
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Ms. Lanie Gabbard
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Ronald Gaddie
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Mary Ann Harris
Northern Oklahoma College
Enid

Dr. David Hartmann
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Dylan Herrick
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Alisa Hicklin Fryar
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Raymon Huston
Oklahoma Christian University
Edmond

Ms. Angela Keneda
Rose State College
Midwest City

Mr. Kelly Kirk
Seminole State College
Seminole

Dr. Sunu Kodumthara
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford

Dr. Robin Lacy, Jr.
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Denise Landrum-Geyer
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford

Dr. Steven Mackie
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Alva

Mr. Steve McClaren
Northern Oklahoma College
Tonkawa

Dr. Jacilyn Olson
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Mr. Jeff Tate
Northern Oklahoma College
Enid

Dr. Susy Villegas
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Sherri Ward
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Ms. Catherine Wieck
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Gang Xu
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

For more information, contact Cary Williams, director of the Educators’ Leadership Academy, at cwilliams56@uco.edu or 405-974-5561.

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