Dr. Tim W. Faltyn



As the sixteenth president of Connors State College, Dr. Tim Faltyn’s leadership led to sweeping change and vast improvement of infrastructure on both the Warner and Muskogee campuses. During his tenure, the Nursing and Allied Health Facility was constructed on the Three Rivers Port Campus, the Warner Campus Student Union underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, while Holloway Hall and Russell Hall were both transformed into usable facilities. A shotgun shooting sports complex was constructed on the Gary Harding Research Ranch, and the Athletic Hall of Fame was initiated.

A teacher by trade, he holds four graduate and undergraduate degrees in public service and education. He was named a Carnegie United States Professor of the Year and the International Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology. Dr. Faltyn completed post-doctoral programming through Harvard University.

Originally from Los Lunas, New Mexico, he began his professional career in the Oklahoma public sector before joining the Oklahoma State University A&M system, where he served as a tenured faculty member, department chair, dean, associate vice president, and vice president of academic affairs before becoming the president of Connors State.

Dr. Faltyn left Connors State in June of 2016 to become the president at Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell.