Ann Holloway, a member of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, will deliver the commencement address to the Cameron University Class of 2019. The annual graduation ceremony is slated for Friday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Following Regent Holloway’s address, Cameron’s 2019 graduates will receive their diplomas. A fireworks display will conclude the ceremony. The public is invited to attend free of charge. No tickets are required.
“State Regent Ann Holloway demonstrates her commitment to her home state of Oklahoma through continuing service to higher education,” says Cameron President John McArthur. “As a successful businesswoman and a dedicated public servant, she is an outstanding role model for the Cameron University Class of 2019. We look forward to hearing her message on May 3rd.”
A resident of Ardmore, Holloway was appointed as a State Regent by Governor Mary Fallin in May 2013 to fill an unexpired term. In May 2015, she was reappointed by Governor Fallin for a nine-year term ending in May 2024. Regent Holloway was previously appointed in 2000 by Governor Frank Keating to a nine-year term for the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) Board of Regents. Governor Keating also appointed Regent Holloway to the Professional Responsibility Tribunal for the Oklahoma Bar Association. In addition, Regent Holloway was appointed to various boards and commissions by Governor Henry Bellmon.
She is currently managing member of EAH, LLC, which has investments in oil and gas and real estate, and president of Holloway, Incorporated, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Regent Holloway was involved in oil field equipment manufacturing for 25 years.
Regent Holloway has been active in many civic and community organizations, including Ardmore Chamber of Commerce, March of Dimes, United Way, Ardmore Little Theater, Oklahoma Jaycee Auxiliary (past president and lifetime member), Committee for Small Business Owners, and Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Previous honors for Regent Holloway include Outstanding Young Women of Oklahoma and Who’s Who of Outstanding Women in America.
She received an Associate of Science degree from Murray State College, located in Tishomingo, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant.
April 12, 2019