Eastern Oklahoma State College

Administration

An experienced team of professionals provide leadership and oversight for the daily operations of Eastern Oklahoma State College. In addition, they are dedicated to fulfilling Eastern’s mission and vision for the future, while honoring the college’s traditions and history of academic excellence.

Office of the President

Dr. Janet Wansick

Dr. Janet Wansick is the current President of Eastern Oklahoma State College. After beginning her career as a mathematics teacher at McAlester Public Schools from 1992-2002, Wansick moved into higher education, serving as a professor of mathematics at Northern Oklahoma College and East Central University. She joined Eastern as the dean of the McAlester Campus in 2011 and quickly moved up the ranks in leadership, first as the associate vice president of Academic Affairs for two years and then transitioning into the role of vice president for Academic Affairs for an additional two years.

During her tenure as the top academic administrator at both Eastern and Connors, Wansick has supervised a variety of departments and served as the chair of each institution’s Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Committee. She has also served as chair of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) Council of Instruction, OSRHE Two-Year Council of Instruction and OSRHE Economic Development Council.

In addition to her professional career, Wansick has served in a variety of leadership roles in the McAlester community. She is a member of the Pittsburg County Health Board, Pride in McAlester and McAlester Main Street. She has also previously served with the McAlester Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, McAlester Defense Support Association, MPower Economic Development, as well as president of the McAlester Public School Board and Pittsburg County Crime Stoppers. Wansick is also a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, Class XXVI. In 2019, she was recognized as one of the Journal Record’s “50 Making a Difference” honorees. She was also recognized by the McAlester Chamber of Commerce as the “Business Woman of the Year” in 2013.

Wansick earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and master’s degree in secondary education from East Central University. She earned her doctoral degree in higher education administration from Oklahoma State University.

She was appointed as President by the Eastern Board of Regents on June 15, 2020.

Contact the President’s Office

Candace Raney
Administrative Assistant to President and Board of Regents
918.465.1723
Bill Hill Library Building 201A
craney@eosc.edu

Administrative Officials

Eastern’s academic and administrative offices are essential to supporting the operations and mission of the college. 

Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is the governing authority of Eastern Oklahoma State College. The Board is comprised of seven members who are appointed by the Oklahoma Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Members serve seven-year terms.

Name

Position

Location

Brian Lott

Chair

McAlester

Cara Bland

Vice Chair

McAlester

Larry Spradley

Secretary

Howe

Eric Bilderback

Member

El Reno

Teresa Jackson

Member

Hartshorne

Latt Jeffrey

Member

Wilburton

Leland Walker

Member

Red Oak

Proposed Meeting Dates 2021-2022

Documents open as PDF.

Date

Time

Location

Meeting Materials

November 19, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

December 10, 2021

3:30 p.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

January 21, 2022
Special Meeting
Canceled

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

February 11, 2022
Canceled 
No Quorum

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

February 18, 2022
Special Meeting

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

March 11, 2022

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

April 15, 2022

10:30 a.m.

McAlester Campus

May 13, 2022

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

June 3, 2022

1:30 p.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

June 24, 2022

9:00 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

July 22, 2022
Special Meeting

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

August 19, 2022

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
https://zoom.us/j/95875828949?pwd=emFieUZXWTkyN1FTYmcrblp5R1lHdz09
Meeting ID: 958 7582 8949
Passcode: 245256

September 16, 2022

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

November 18, 2022

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

November 29, 2022
Special Meeting

10:30 a.m.

Ballroom, E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center

December 9, 2022

10:30 a.m.

Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building

January 20, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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February 17, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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March 24, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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April 21, 2023 10:30 a.m. McAlester Campus
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May 19, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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June 2, 2023 1:30 p.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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August 18, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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September 15, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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November 17, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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December 8, 2023 10:30 a.m. Board of Regents Conference Room, Library Building
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