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OSU Foundation promotes Atkinson to leadership team

Alumna named director of human resources

The Oklahoma State University Foundation is proud to announce the promotion of Blaire Atkinson to director of human resources.

Atkinson moves up from associate director of talent management to join the leadership team, contributing to the achievement of the Foundation’s mission and vision by providing direction and oversight to the Human Resources Department.

“Blaire has been with us almost two years now, and she brings the skills and attitude necessary for this position,” says Kirk Jewell, president of the OSU Foundation. “We are excited to see how her contributions will positively impact our staff in her new role.”

Atkinson’s passion is developing people to be all that they strive to be, and she is committed to enhancing the culture of the Foundation.

The native of Vici, Okla., earned an OSU business management degree with a focus on human resource management. She holds a certification as a senior professional in human resources.

The second-generation alumna joined the OSU Foundation in February 2011. She and her husband, Matt, have three children: Wyatt, Westin, and Morgan. She enjoys playing with her kids at the park and camping and fishing with her family.

About the OSU Foundation

The Oklahoma State University Foundation serves as the private fundraising organization for OSU, as designated by the OSU Regents. Its mission is to unite donor and university passions and priorities to achieve excellence.

About OSU
Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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