Welcome to Bacone College – Oklahoma’s oldest institution of higher education!

Our Mission

As a historic American Indian-serving institution, Bacone College provides a quality, holistic, liberal arts, educational experience for students in a culturally diverse environment, empowering life-long learners with the knowledge, skills, and capacity to be transformational leaders in both Native and non-native communities.

Our Vision

Empowering transformational leaders who incorporate traditional values and voices to positively impact our local communities around the world.

Bacone College
Board of Trustees

Chair: Chief Joe Bunch
United Keetoowah Band
Stilwell, Oklahoma

Joe Garcia
Ohkay Owingeh
Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico

Neely Tsoodle
Anadarko, Oklahoma

Chairman Matthew Komalty
Carnegie, Oklahoma

Governor Reggie Wassana
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes
Concho, Oklahoma

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear
Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Secretary: Assistant Chief Jeff Wacoche
United Keetoowah Band
Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Quinton Roman Nose
Anadarko, Oklahoma

Donald Mason
Sand Springs, Oklahoma

Jayla McIntosh
Navajo, Creek
Ganado, Arizona
Non-Voting Student Member