OSU announces commencement speakers

Ponca City Now - April 10, 2015 9:14 am

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – U.S. Ambassador Joseph Westphal and U.S. Sen. James Lankford are scheduled to speak during three undergraduate commencement ceremonies at Oklahoma State University.

The ceremonies are May 9 in Gallagher-Iba Arena on OSU’s Stillwater campus.

Westphal will speak at the 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. ceremonies; Lankford will be the keynote speaker for the 1 p.m. ceremony.

Westphal is the current ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He taught for several years at OSU and was the head of the political science department from 1975 to 1987.

Lankford, a Republican, was elected to the U.S. Senate in November after serving two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.


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