Higher Ed Chancellor Glen Johnson Visiting SWOSU Campus This Tuesday


Dr. Glen D. Johnson

Oklahoma’s new chancellor of the Oklahoma state system of higher education will be at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford this Tuesday, April 10.

Dr. Glen D. Johnson, who became chancellor in January of this year, will meet with various people during the afternoon visit. SWOSU President John Hays will accompany Johnson on a tour of the SWOSU campus. 

Johnson is also scheduled to meet with area media at 2:45 p.m. in the Administration Building. Johnson also plans to attend an evening function with the President’s Leadership Class at SWOSU.

Johnson is Oklahoma’s eighth chancellor. He took the job after serving as president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University since 1997. Before his appointment as Southeastern’s president, Johnson served as director of public policy and adjunct professor of law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He also served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1982 to 1996 and was speaker of the house from 1990 to 1996.