The Western Board of Regents met for its regularly scheduled meeting on October 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Higher Learning Center at the college. Guests in attendance included Dr. Phil Birdine, Western President; Lisa Greenlee, Vice President for Academic and Student Support Services; Tricia Latham, Vice President of Business Affairs; Chad Wiginton, Dean of Student Support Services; John Phelan, Faculty Senate President; Liz Wallace, chemistry faculty; Matt Craig, science faculty; Casey Podoll, English faculty; Heather Hood, Controller; Craig Legener, CPA with Stanfield and Odell; Western students Cade Drury and Shawna Dale; Student Senate Officers: Makenna Staggs, Chase Castillo, Emily Howard, Breann Mckillip, Foster Ford, Cassandra Boyd, Stephen Burns, Mikayla Jo Balderas, Katelynn Schumaker and Hannah Southard; Briar Jenkins, Secretary to the President and Judith Meyer, Director of Public Information.
Chad Wiginton began the meeting by presenting the WOSC Student Senate Officers for the 2014-15 academic year. Wiginton told the board that earlier this month, members of the Student Senate attended the OSRHE Student Leadership Retreat in Norman. The students met Chancellor, Glen Johnson and Former Lt. Governor, Jari Askins, and attended keynote messages designed to enhance their leadership abilities.