Fox, Turnbow Appointed NOC Regents

Ponca City Now - May 16, 2022 6:20 am

Northern Oklahoma College Regents Brad Fox, Ponca City, and Jason Turnbow, Enid, were appointed by Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve on the NOC Board of Regents on Thursday, May 12.

Fox and Turnbow were appointed by Gov. Stitt after approval by the Oklahoma State Senate.

Fox’s appointment was carried by Sen. Bill Coleman (R) from Ponca City while Turnbow’s appointment was carried by Sen. Roland Pederson (R) from Burlington.

Turnbow, who succeeded Stanley Brownlee, will serve through June 30, 2025.  Fox, who succeeded Dale DeWitt, will serve the remainder of DeWitt’s term through June 30, 2022, and then a five-year term through June 30, 2027.

Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public two-year community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services.

Pictured (L-R): Senator Bill Coleman, Brad Fox, Dr. Clark Harris.

NOC serves nearly 4,000 students through the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, and NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater.  Of these students about 80% receive financial aid and/or scholarships. 75% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science; the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; and the Accreditation Commission for Education and Nursing.

For more information about Northern Oklahoma College please call (580) 628-6208 or visit the NOC website at

Jason Turnbow and Senator Pederson.


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