With Patrick Crow from Washington, D.C. It's not at all surprising that former professor David Boren plans to resign his U.S. Senate seat later this year for a new challenge as University of Oklahoma president. Boren, a Democrat, has represented Oklahoma-and the U.S. oil industry-since 1979. In the Senate he chairs an energy and agricultural taxation subcommittee and last year used his finance committee seat to help defeat the Clinton administration's controversial BTU tax (OGJ, June 7,

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