NORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren Thursday announced that noted urban development expert Ian Carlton has been named the executive director of the Institute for Quality Communities at OU. Boren made the announcement at the OU Board of Regents meeting.
Carlton assumes the position vacated by Blair Humphreys, the institute’s inaugural director who is now overseeing the planning and development of the Downtown Airpark for the family established Oklahoma City-based Humphreys development company.
Carlton will be accompanied to OU by his wife, Rebecca Sanders, who is expected to join the City Planning Division of the College of Architecture on a part-time basis, along with their two children, Vivian and Everett, who was born this week.
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