OU President flattered by potential cabinet pick

Saturday, November 1st 2008, 8:13 pm
By: News 9


NORMAN, Okla. -- Some media outlets are already looking past Tuesday and making guesses as to who would fill out the next president's cabinet. One Oklahoman's name has been thrown into the mix.

Politico.com named University of Oklahoma President David Boren as a potential Secretary of Education if Barack Obama is elected.

Boren said he's flattered, but is happy in his role at OU.

"I have absolutely no plans to leave OU. It would have to as a commuter, because I'm home to stay and I couldn't have a more rewarding job," Boren said.

The former senator and governor from Oklahoma is already working with the Obama campaign as an adviser