STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis says he expects to create a task force in the next few weeks to study whether changes are necessary to the school's travel policies.

The announcement Friday comes after a November plane crash in Arkansas that killed women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and three others.

Hargis said he hasn't chosen the members of the task force but he hopes to have recommendations before the start of next school year.

Hargis says he believes OSU "became a model in the country for plane travel by student-athletes" after changing its policies following a 2001 plane crash that killed 10 men affiliated with the men's basketball team.

He says at that time, coaches wanted flexibility in their own travel but now "it's prudent to review it again."

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