SWOSU Inaugural Dinners and Investiture Planned December 7-8

SWOSU President Randy Beutler  

Inaugural events for SWOSU President Randy Beutler will be held December 7-8 on both the Weatherford and Sayre campus locations.

An investiture ceremony and dinners in both Weatherford and Sayre are planned, and the public is invited to all three events.

Tickets are now on sale for both dinner events. The Weatherford dinner on December 8 at 6:30 p.m. will benefit a SWOSU Museum and Archive Center in downtown Weatherford, while the Sayre dinner on December 7 at 6 p.m. will honor four past deans and presidents for their long-term service to Sayre Junior College and the SWOSU Sayre campus.

Tickets for both dinners are available by calling the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office at 580.774.3063 or stopping by the office in Room 205 of the Administration Building. Tickets for the Weatherford dinner are $45 and Sayre dinner $15. Tickets for the Sayre dinner are also available in the SWOSU-Sayre Dean's Office.

Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry will be guest speaker at the Weatherford dinner, which will be held in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom. The Sayre dinner will be held at the Sayre Public Schools Cafeteria.

The investiture ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, at the Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford campus. A reception will follow.

Funding for activities is coming from private donations. Corporate sponsors are:

  • Floyd Law Firm, P.C.
  • First National Bank and Trust of Elk City
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Joe D. and Vickie Hall
  • Oklahoma Farm Bureau
  • PhRMA Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America
  • Tyson Foods
  • Pat and Melanie Hall/Luke and Kyle Martin
  • Hutch's
  • SWOSU Foundation

Additional information about the ceremony and dinners are available by contacting the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing office at 580.774.3063.