Dr. Ronald S. Ramming




Dr. Ronald S. Ramming was recently appointed the 17th President of Connors State College.

Dr. Ramming grew up on a diversified livestock and crop farm in Hinton, Oklahoma and began his educational career at Connors State where he graduated in 1985 with his Associates of Science degree.

After attending Connors State, Dr. Ramming then completed his undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State University in 1987 earning his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He went on to pursue his master’s degree in Agriculture from the University of Tennessee later returning to OSU to obtain his Ph.D. in Agricultural Education and Higher Education Administration.

In 1990 Dr. Ramming began his career in higher education at Connors State College as an Agriculture Instructor and Assistant Livestock Judging Team Coach. He then became the Director of Distance and Extended Education in 1998 and then Dean of Enrollment Services in 2004. In 2009 he assumed the role as Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services as well as Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs for Connors State College. He served as Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs from 2014-2016 and as Interim President of the college from 2016-2017.

Dr. Ramming has chaired and served on numerous boards and organizations and currently sits on the Warner School Board and serves as president of the Muskogee Area Education Consortium. He serves on the Campus Safety and Security Task Force for the Oklahoma State Regents and is a member of Muskogee’s St. Francis Hospital Board of Trustees and the Greater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Dr. Ramming resides in Warner, Oklahoma. His son Bobby graduates from Connors this spring and daughter Madison will be a senior at Warner High School this fall.