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Longtime Oklahoma President, Big 12 Influencer David Boren Stepping Down Next Year

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

Univ. of Oklahoma President David Boren yesterday announced that he will "step down from his post" effective June 30, 2018, after nearly 23 years, according to Spenser Davis of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Boren’s accomplishments at OU "can not be overstated." Since taking office in '94, Bore...

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