The official governing body of Cameron University is the Board of Regents governing the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Rogers State University composed of seven citizens appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Oklahoma Senate. Each Regent serves a seven-year term.
The chairman of the Board of Regents for 2016-2017 is A. Max Weitzenhoffer, prominent Broadway and London theatre producer. The vice chairman is Oklahoma City businessman Clayton I. Bennett.
Other Regents are Oklahoma City businessman Kirk D. Humphreys; Leslie J. Rainbolt-Forbes, M.D. of Oklahoma City; Lawton businessman Bill W. Burgess Jr.; Oklahoma City businessman C. Renzi Stone; and Claremore businessman Phil B. Albert.
The Board of Regents also governs the University of Oklahoma in Norman and Rogers State University in Claremore.
Chris A. Purcell, Ph.D., is the Executive Secretary for the Board of Regents and Vice President for University Governance.