Gwyn Now Heads Up SWOSU Office of Sponsored Programs

Dr. Lori Gwyn 

Dr. Lori Gwyn is the new director of the office of sponsored programs at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Gwyn replaces Anita Blankenship, who recently retired from SWOSU.

Gwyn earned her doctorate and master's degrees in chemistry from the University of Missouri in St. Louis. She is also a graduate of SWOSU where she received her Bachelor of Science in chemistry. Gwyn is a Newkirk High School graduate.

Before coming to SWOSU, she served as a chemist at Danlin Industries Corporation in Thomas and served four years as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

The office of sponsored programs promotes and facilitates scholarly activity at SWOSU by supporting and administering all activities involving extramural (external) and intramural sponsored programs. In 2009, the office coordinated $6.5 million in various activities.

Gwyn's office is located in Room 201 of the Administration Building.