Julie Cohen has been named the president of the Oklahoma Arts Institute. Cohen, a former OAI student, will begin her term as president on March 1.
Cohen, a native of Tulsa, earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and a law degree from the Tulane School. She previously served as the director of landscaping for the University of Oklahoma where she managed 180 employees and a budget of more than $2 million.
Cohen is also the president of the Norman Community Foundation, vice president of the McKinley Elementary PTA and a trustee of the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation of Tulsa.