Martha Burger Will Be the First Woman President of Oklahoma City University

Martha BurgerThe board of trustees of Oklahoma City University has chosen Martha Burger as the 18th president of the educational institution. When she takes office on July 1, Burger will be the first woman to lead the university in its 114-year history.

Oklahoma City University enrolls nearly 1,800 undergraduate students and nearly 1,200 graduate students, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 66 percent of the undergraduate student body.

In accepting the position, Burger stated “I look forward to serving the students, faculty and staff of Oklahoma City University,. I love this community we live in and am honored to have a role developing students as they become active, engaged and productive citizens with a heart for service.”

Burger is the former senior vice president of human and corporate resources at Chesapeake Energy Corporation and is the co-founder of Amethyst Investments. She has served on the university’s board of trustees since 2008 and had chaired the audit and finance committees.

Burger is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, where she majored in accounting. She earned an MBA at Oklahoma City University.

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