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Kenneth Levit

Job Title
Executive Director
George Kaiser Family Foundation
Brown University
Yale Law School

Kenneth J. Levit is the Executive Director of the George Kaiser Family Foundation. Prior to taking on the leadership role at the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Kenneth served as President of the University of Oklahoma–Tulsa from 2001 to 2006. From early 1998 to 2000, Kenneth was Special Counsel to George Tenet, director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Kenneth practiced corporate law at the firm of Crowe and Dunlevy in Tulsa from 1995 to 1998.

Kenneth earned his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1994 and received his B.A. from Brown University in 1987. He is married to Janet Koven Levit. They have a son, Nathan, and a daughter, Rebecca. His current board positions include the Tulsa Regional Chamber, State Chamber of Oklahoma, Tulsa Community Foundation, OSU Medical Center, and National Energy Policy Institute. Kenneth also currently serves on the board of Teach For America Tulsa.