President Beutler's successor: Screening committee selected
Updated: Nov 21
The Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) Regents have named a 22-member screening committee to assist in the search for a new president at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.
The committee is composed of regents, faculty, staff, administrators and community leaders. A committee orientation meeting is scheduled for November 19 on the SWOSU campus.
A second committee meeting is scheduled for December 10 to review resumes and make candidate recommendations to the RUSO board. RUSO Executive Director Sheridan McCaffree said the projected timeline for filling the vacancy is January 31, 2021.
The position profile is located at: https://www.highereducationleadershipsearch.com/searches
The regents are seeking a replacement for current SWOSU President Dr. Randy Beutler, who announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2021.
Members of the SWOSU Presidential Search Screening Committee as appointed by the RUSO Regents are:
Amy Anne Ford
Other Committee Members
Greg Adams, Owner of Salisbury Pharmacy in Clinton & Alumnus
Brian Adler, SWOSU Vice President of Public Relations & Marketing
Cophie Anderson, SWOSU Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
Dr. Lisa Appeddu, SWOSU Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Brad Berrong, Berrong Insurance and Alumnus
Jaycie Brown, SWOSU Student & Former Student Government Association President
Mike Brown, Mayor of Weatherford and Alumnus
Dr. Jerry Dunn, SWOSU Associate Professor of Economics
Bryan Evans, Evans & Davis Attorneys in Edmond and Alumnus
Diane Fitzsimmons, SWOSU Staff Council President
Kim Ingram, Kelley Jewelers and Weatherford Public School Board Member
Dr. Henrietta Mann, Former President of the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal College and Alumnus
Brent Meador, Vice President of 1st National Bank of Elk City and Alumnus
Debbie Shepherd, State Farm Insurance and Alumnus
Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent of Yukon Public Schools
Bill Swartwood, Dean of the SWOSU-Sayre Campus
Dr. Karen Sweeney, SWOSU Assistant Professor in the Department of Business & Computer Science and Faculty Senate President
Representative Harold Wright, Legislator and Owner of Wright Radio
By SWOSU Public Relations