OU Law alumnus James L. Gallogly (’77) today was named the 14th president of the University of Oklahoma. He will succeed OU President David L. Boren (’68), who has led OU for the last 23 years.
Gallogly has been a steadfast supporter of OU Law. For the last three years, through the Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Fellowship Program, he has provided recent OU Law graduates the opportunity to pursue careers in public interest work. In 2016, he was inducted into the college’s Order of the Owl Hall of Fame in recognition of his leadership and service through outstanding career accomplishments.
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