Oklahoma State University/A&M Board of Regents Selects Faltyn as New Connors State President

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Timothy W. Faltyn has been selected as the new president at Connors State College in Warner by the Oklahoma State University/ A&M Board of Regents.

Faltyn, vice president of academic affairs at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, will replace Donnie Nero after his retirement in June. Nero has been president of Connors State for 10 years.

Faltyn will assume his new position this summer and receive an annual salary of $140,000.

He worked for 12 years at OSU's Oklahoma City campus, including serving as assistant vice president of academic affairs from 2006 to 2009. Faltyn received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and his doctorate in higher education from OSU in 1998.

Faltyn is the author of published works in history and politics, including Understanding Key Elements of American Government, Oklahoma State Politics and American Government Starts Here. He has also written books about golf.

"There is no one more qualified to lead Connors State than Timothy Faltyn," said Calvin Anthony, chairman of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents. …