Gov. Stitt calls for higher education chancellor to be replaced

Gov. Kevin Stitt is pushing for Glen Johnson, Oklahoma’s longtime higher education chancellor, to be replaced.

“Oklahomans hired me to put a fresh set of eyes on everything in state government,” the governor said Tuesday. “And the fact of the matter is, the chancellor has been there for 12 years — he’s been in government for over 37 years — and I just don’t think we’re performing like we should. We need a fresh set of eyes. We need fresh blood in higher ed.

“We’ve got some fantastic universities that have just been underperforming.”

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