Dr. Bruce King
Executive Director, Center for Student Success and Native American Institute
"Dr. Bruce King's employment with Southeastern Oklahoma State since 1998 includes stints as advisor, academic coordinator, associate dean, and dean. He is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma."
Dr. Bruce King currently serves as the executive director for Center for Student Success and Native American Institute.
Dr. King has been employed with Southeastern Oklahoma State University since 1998 and has held several positions including advisor, academic coordinator, associate dean, and dean. He has served on a number of university and community committees, and is actively involved as a board member of the Museum of the Red River in Idabel, Oklahoma. Before joining Southeastern, he taught high school English and psychology. He has also taught at several colleges and universities in the areas of English, education, and student development. He is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
He earned degrees from East Central University (B.A. and M.Ed.) and Texas A&M University-Commerce (Ed.D.). He also attended the University of Oklahoma for postgraduate education in Native American Studies. His areas of interest include school leadership, student transfer and retention, and teacher education training, especially in minority teacher recruitment.
Dr. King has two daughters and lives in Sherman, Texas. He enjoys reading, history, running and hiking.