Hall of Fame Member Biographies

Lawrence L. Boger

Lawrence L. Boger became the fourteenth president of Oklahoma State University in 1977, and served in that capacity until 1988. He retired as president emeritus in 1989. He majored and taught in Agricultural Economics at Michigan State University before coming to OSU, where he subsequently served as Dean, Provost and Vice-President before assuming the president’s role.

During his tenure from 1977 to 1988, a Telecommunications Center was established, and the Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery merged with OSU. Friends and colleagues at OSU recently established the Lawrence L. Boger Professorship in International Studies Fund. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 1996.