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Office of the President


Hello and welcome to Western Oklahoma State College's Home Page!

Dr. Phil Birdine

As President, it gives me tremendous pleasure to represent Western's Board of Regents, its administration, faculty, staff and students. Our entire campus community takes pride in our long standing and continuing commitment to educational excellence. A commitment which drives us to adapt and evolve to meet the constantly changing higher education needs of our global society. Our history of advancing education and knowledge through the use of technology further enhances this commitment.

I encourage you to closely examine the information contained on our website which highlights the following features of our dynamic college:

  • A renewed emphasis on quality and rigor in all of our academic courses and programs
  • Flexible class scheduling
  • Small class sizes
  • Affordable costs
  • Streamlined enrollment process
  • Outstanding student support services
  • A clean, safe learning environment
  • Helpful and friendly employees
  • A variety of student activities, clubs and organizations
  • Competitive athletic teams

These are just a few of the reasons so many students start their college career at Western. I hope that you too will choose to become a part of our great Pioneer tradition!

If we can assist you in any way, please contact any of the offices listed on our web page.


Phil Birdine, Ed.D - President