Ruth Boyd Named VP of Student Affairs at SWOSU

Ruth BoydDr. Ruth Boyd was approved April 10 as vice president of student affairs at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The approval was made by the Regional University System of Oklahoma regents.

Boyd, who has served as chair of the SWOSU Education Department since 2008, will start her new position on May 1.

Boyd has been a full-time faculty member in the Department of Education since 2004. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees from SWOSU and her doctorate in educational administration, curriculum and supervision from the University of Oklahoma.

She is a native of Weatherford and a life-long SWOSU Bulldog. Boyd taught third grade for Weatherford Public Schools for 13 years before joining the SWOSU Department of Education.

Boyd’s husband, Allen, is an instructor in the SWOSU Department of Education.  Their eldest son, Blaine, is a SWOSU graduate currently residing in Washington, D.C.  Their youngest son, Brady, is completing his sophomore year at SWOSU.  They are members of the First United Methodist Church in Weatherford.