OSU/A&M Board Schedules Special Meeting Concerning Conference Membership
The Oklahoma State University/A&M Board of Regents have scheduled a special meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, to “consider matters relating to athletic conference membership.” The meeting will be held in Click Family Alumni Hall at OSU’s ConocoPhillips Alumni Center in Stillwater.
Oklahoma State University issued the following statements:
Burns Hargis, President
“I am pleased the Board of Regents has scheduled this special meeting concerning conference affiliation. Oklahoma State has attractive options, and we are working with our colleagues at the University of Oklahoma to make sure the best interests of both institutions and our state are achieved. We will be prepared at the appropriate time to take whatever steps are necessary for Oklahoma State. The Regents share our desire to see this matter resolved as soon as possible.”
Jay Helm, Chairman, /A&M Board of Regents
“We have been kept informed by President Hargis, who has been actively and deeply involved in discussions for several weeks. We have called this special meeting of the Board to discuss conference affiliation. We appreciate the strong leadership of President Hargis to ensure the best interest of Oklahoma State is represented in any and all discussions concerning conference alignment.”