Chancellor Emeritus Johnson to speak at Fall Commencement on December 10, 11
November 15, 2021
Chancellor Emeritus Glen D. Johnson will be the guest speaker at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Fall Commencement ceremonies in December.
Two ceremonies will be held:
- On Friday, December 10, at 6 p.m., a ceremony will be held for graduate students (master’s candidates).
- On Saturday, December 11, at 9 a.m., a ceremony will be held for undergraduate students (bachelor’s candidates).
Both ceremonies are scheduled for Bloomer Sullivan Arena.
Johnson was chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education from 2007-21. He led a state system comprised of 25 state colleges and universities and 10 constituent agencies. Johnson provided leadership on matters relating to standards for Oklahoma higher education, courses and programs of study, budget allocations for institutions, fees and tuition, and strategic planning.
The State Regents named him Chancellor Emeritus in September 2021.
Johnson became eighth chancellor of the Oklahoma State System in January 2007 after a national search. Before assuming the role of chancellor, he served as the 16th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University for 10 years.