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

Teresa Jackson

Member

Hartshorne

Latt Jeffrey

Member

Wilburton

Bobby Mouser

Member

Stigler

Leland Walker

Member

Red Oak

Proposed Meeting Dates 2020-2021

Documents open as PDF.

Date

Time

Location

Meeting Materials

June 5, 2020
Special Meeting

10:30 a.m

Student Center Ballroom

June 9, 2020
Special Meeting

8:45 a.m.

Student Center Ballroom

June 15, 2020
Special Meeting

3:30 p.m.

Zoom Videoconference

August 21, 2020

10:30 a.m.

Student Center Ballroom

September 18, 2020

10:30 a.m.

Student Center Ballroom

November 20, 2020

10:30 a.m.

Student Center Ballroom

December 11, 2020

3:30 p.m.

Student Center Ballroom

February 19, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Student Center Ballroom

March 12, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Student Center Ballroom

April 16, 2021

10:30 a.m.

McAlester Campus

May 21, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Library Building

June 18, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Library Building & Zoom Videoconference

August 20, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Library Building

September 17, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Library Building

November 19, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Library Building

December 10, 2021

3:30 p.m.

Library Building

campus