Regent marlin "Ike" glass jr.
Marlin “Ike” Glass, Jr., from Newkirk, Oklahoma, was appointed as an Oklahoma State Regent by Governor Frank Keating in April 1997, serving a nine year term ending in May 2006. In May 2007, he was reappointed by Governor Brad Henry for a second nine year term ending in May 2016. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education is the constitutional coordinating board for the Oklahoma colleges and universities responsible for allocating state funds, setting admission standards and academic policies.
Regent Glass, from Newkirk, Oklahoma, is president of Glass Trucking, Inc. in Newkirk, Oklahoma. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Personnel Administration in 1961 from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. Regent Glass is a veteran of the Korean conflict having served in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1956.
Regent Glass currently serves on the boards for the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce, the Oklahoma Trucking Association, the Oklahoma Heritage Association, the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association and Pioneer Bank and Trust. He serves as Chairman of the Oklahoma Transportation Center, which is a joint venture between the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University to unite business, research, and education on transport problems in Oklahoma and throughout the nation.
He was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2009, Oklahoma State University’s Business Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Newkirk High School Hall of Fame.
Regent Glass is active in many civic and community organizations including the American Legion, Navy Leagues and Cowboys for Higher Education. He and his wife Marybeth, live in Newkirk and have two children, Rob and Jennifer, who are all Oklahoma State University graduates.