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December 13, 2017 - Oklahoma Higher Education to Honor Representative Tammy West

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What: 2017 Distinguished Service Award Presentation

When: 8 a.m., December 15, 2017

Where: Northwest Oklahoma City Chamber Community Coffee event,
First Bethany Bank and Trust, 6500 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008

Who: Representative Tammy West, State Regents for Higher Education, Chancellor Glen D. Johnson, the Council of College and University Presidents and representatives from Oklahoma public higher education

Why: Chancellor Johnson will present the 2017 Distinguished Service Award to Rep. West for her support of higher education in her role as Vice Chair of the House Higher Education and Career Tech Committee; for her efforts as Vice Chair of the Majority Caucus as an effective advocate for Oklahoma’s colleges and universities and in her role on the House Appropriations & Budget Subcommittee to minimize budget cuts to higher education during the 2017 regular session; for her strong support of campus safety and her support for maintaining local control and the current law regarding weapons on higher education campuses; and for her ongoing support of the Oklahoma’s Promise college access scholarship.