In addition to strategic planning subcommittees meeting regularly, the LSU strategic planning committee encourages members of the LSU community to attend a series of Town Hall meetings scheduled in the upcoming months to discuss an overview of the process and an update on the plan as well as to receive feedback from faculty, students and staff in attendance.
Nomination packets for LSU’s 2017 university faculty awards are due Friday, Feb. 17 from each dean’s office.
At two recent meetings on higher education in Louisiana, the phrase “our new reality” was used to describe our state.
After input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, community leaders and key stakeholders, the strategic planning committee identified five Strategic Themes that will form the core of the plan. These themes include the areas of Economic Innovation, Transforming Education, Energy and the Environment, Advancing Arts & Culture, and Improving Health & Well Being.
An LSU microbiology professor who studies the health of the Mississippi River has an active research project where he collects water samples in collaboration with a group of citizen-scientists in rowboats who travel the entire length of the Mississippi, using his training and sample kits, and stopping at schools along the journey to promote STEM and the river’s importance and history.
The Office of Academic Affairs proudly highlights the national achievements of our faculty. This column is dedicated to all of the great work being done by our own faculty members.
Dr. Sandi Gillilan, Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, joined the Office of Academic Affairs in January 2017.
Policy Statement 70: Naming University Facilities & Academic Units has been updated and approved by the President, effective Jan. 4, 2017.
Check out the new CxC Faculty Learning Communities! These are small, interdisciplinary groups for faculty interested in discussing topics surrounding communication-intensive teaching and learning; connecting with peers equally committed to teaching, service, and research; and building collaborative relationships across disciplines.
The University Council on Gender Equity (UCGE) will bring back its popular Closing the Gaps panel series for the spring semester.
The Louisiana Queer Conference provides leadership development, networking opportunities, and social support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) college students and their allies in Louisiana.
The Office of Diversity hosts a monthly “Chat and Chew” Diversity and Inclusion lecture series for faculty and staff. ”Chat and Chew” sessions are designed to provide greater insight into areas that promote the goals of Diversity and Inclusion outlined in our plan, as well as, to engage faculty, administration and staff in thoughtful conversations that will aid in shifting the climate at LSU.