LAWTON, Okla_Cameron University formally installed Dr. John McArthur as president Wednesday during a ceremony at the Aggie Gym. McArthur was promoted to the position in July, following the retirement of Dr. Cindy Ross.
McArthur has been at Cameron University since 2004, serving first as a dean, then vice-president, and most recently as provost.
"I thank each of you for your support of this institution, and your commitment to work together to make Cameron University the best institution possible for our community, our current students, and the students yet to enter our classrooms," said McArthur.
Dr. McArthur is Cameron's 17th president. Since assuming the office in July, he has been actively involved with several new initiatives, including helping freshmen adjust to college life and keeping them on track for a degree.