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May 16, 2022

Panhandle State Communications

Dr. Julie Dinger Selected as Next President of Oklahoma Panhandle State University

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – The A&M Board of Regents has announced the appointment of Dr. Julie Dinger as the next President of Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Dr. Dinger has served as Provost and Chief Academic Officer at OPSU since 2017. The Regents will formally consider Dr. Dinger’s appointment at their June 1st meeting.

Born and raised in Oklahoma, Dr. Dinger will start on July 1, 2022, pending Board approval. She succeeds Dr. Tim Faltyn who resigned from the Presidency on December 31, 2021, to accept a position with another higher education institution in Oklahoma.

Dr. Trudy Milner, A&M Board Chair commented, “The A&M Regents are pleased to present Dr. Dinger as our next OPSU President. Her leadership as Provost has contributed to the success of OPSU, as enrollment has remained steady even during the pandemic. We look forward to supporting her as President, and we are confident OPSU will maintain continuity and momentum under her leadership as it continues to provide an attractive higher education opportunity for the Panhandle region.”

The announcement follows a six-month search by the Regents that began with the formation of a diverse search committee consisting of OPSU administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community leaders.

About OPSU:

Established in 1909, Oklahoma Panhandle State University is a public baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, OK. The Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges governs the institution.

For More Information, Contact: Jane Braden 405 818-1905 jane@goodengroup.com

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