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Under the Constitution of the State of Louisiana, 16 members are appointed to the Board of Supervisors by the Governor; Act 2 of the 1975 extraordinary session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the appointment of one student member. The term of appointment of new members may not exceed six years; the student member serves a one-year term. This list reflects Board membership at the time of publication of this catalog. Officers of the Board serve a one-year term beginning in August.




CHARLES S. WEEMS, III- Alexandria- Chair- 2002

RONALD R. ANDERSON- Ethel -Vice Chair -2002


JACK A. ANDONIE- Metairie- 2000

CLARENCE L. BARNEY- New Orleans- 2000

JODIE M. BLANKENSHIP- Lafayette- (student member)- 2000

BERNARD E. BOUDREAUX- New Iberia- 2004

VICTOR BUSSIE- Baton Rouge- 2000

CHARLES V. CUSIMANO- Metairie- 2000

JOHN P. DAVIS- Shreveport- 2000

GORDON E. DOR…- Crowley- 1998

STANLEY J. JACOBS- New Orleans- 2002

LAURA A. LEACH- Lake Charles- 2000

ROGER H. OGDEN- New Orleans- 2004

PERRY SEGURA- New Iberia- 2000

VIRGINIA K. SHEHEE- Shreveport- 2004

WILLIAM L. JENKINS- President of the LSU System- Secretary to the Board

CARLEEN N. SMITH- Administrative Secretary

*Terms expire June 1; student, August 31.



WILLIAM L. JENKINS, Ph.D.- President

ROBERT H. RASMUSSEN, Ed.D.- Executive Assistant to the President

DUDLEY B. FRICKE, M.S.- Special Assistant to the President

SHERYL S. RAMIREZ- Assistant to the President

MARILYN ZIMNY, Ph.D.- Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Technology Transfer

WILLIAM L. SILVIA, M.P.A.- Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance



Office of the Chancellor

MARK A. EMMERT, Ph.D.- Chancellor

SUZANNE Z. ROLLINS, M.S.- Assistant to the Chancellor

JOE DEAN, B.S.- Athletic Director

Office of University Relations- GENE C. SANDS, Ed.D., Executive Director


Executive Vice Chancellor/Academic Affairs

DANIEL M. FOGEL, Ph.D.- Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

F. NEIL MATHEWS, Ph.D.- Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

GREGORY VINCENT, J.D.- Vice Provost for Campus Diversity

L. ROBERT KUHN, JR., M.B.A.- Special Assistant for Programmatic Planning; Associate Vice Chancellor

PAULINE M. RANKIN, Ph.D.- Associate Vice Chancellor for Instruction

MARY EVELYN BASZILE, M.Ed.- Assistant Vice Chancellor

KAREN KOENIG DENBY, Ed.D.- Assistant Vice Chancellor

JEANNINE O. KAHN, M.P.A.- Assistant Vice Chancellor

JAMES P. FERNANDEZ, M.B.A.- Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

FOREST C. BENEDICT, M.S.- Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resource Management

JANIE FRICKIE, B.S.- Assistant to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Assistant Director of Human Resource Management

RODERICK SMOTHERS, M.P.A.- Assistant to the Vice Provost

SHERI THOMPSON, B.A.- Coordinator

College of Agriculture- KENNETH L. KOONCE, Ph.D., Dean

College of Arts and Sciences- KARL A. ROIDER, Jr., Ph.D., Dean

College of Basic Sciences- HAROLD SILVERMAN, Ph.D., Dean

E. J. Ourso College of Business Administration- THOMAS D. CLARK, JR., Ph.D., Dean

Division of Continuing Education- DANIEL C. WALSH, Ph.D., Dean

College of Design- CHRISTOS A. SACCOPOULOS, M.Arch., Dean

College of Education- BARBARA S. FUHRMANN, Ed.D., Dean

College of Engineering- RALPH W. PIKE, Interim Dean

Honors College- BILLY M. SEAY, Ph.D., Dean

Manship School of Mass Communication- JOHN M. HAMILTON, Ph.D., Dean

School of Library and Information Science- BERT R. BOYCE, Ph.D., Dean

College of Music and Dramatic Arts- RONALD D. ROSS, Ph.D., Dean

School of Social Work- KENNETH I. MILLAR, Ph.D., Dean

School of Veterinary Medicine- MICHAEL GROVES, Ph.D., Interim Dean

University Libraries- JENNIFER CARGILL, M.S., Dean

Computing Services- RONALD D. HAY, M.S., Executive Director

--Enterprise Solutions Group- CYNTHIA M. HADDEN, M.S., Director

--High Performance Computing Group- EMILIO A. ICAZA, Ph.D., Director

--Louisiana Online University Information System- RALPH BO…, M.L.I.S., Director

--Technology Support Center- WILLIAM F. BEYER, III, M.S., Director

--Telecommunications- CHIP DODSON, J.D., Director

Fire and Emergency Training Institute- CARROLL L. HERRING, Director

Instructional Support and Development- JOSEPH A. HUTCHINSON, Ed.D., Executive Director

--Center for Distance Education- TAMMY E. ADAMS, Ed.S. Director

--Faculty Development- ART CRAWLEY, Ed.D., Director

--Center for Instructional Technology- NICHOLAS A. MESSINA, M.Ed., Director

--Measurement and Evaluation Center- BOBBY MATTHEWS, Ph.D., Director

International Programs- ROYCE Q. SHAW, Ph.D., Executive Director

--Academic Programs Abroad- STEPHEN A. LUCAS, Interim Director

--International Development- STEPHEN A. LUCAS, Ph.D., Director

--International Services- ERIN L. SCHMIDT, M.A., Director


LSU Museum of Art- Director

LSU Museum of Natural Science- MARK S. HAFNER, Ph.D., Director

Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens- DAVID FLOYD, B.A., Executive Director

Southern Review- JAMES OLNEY, Ph.D., and DAVE SMITH, Ph.D., Coeditors


Finance and Administrative Services

JERRY J. BAUDIN, Ph.D.- Vice Chancellor and Comptroller

FOREST C. BENEDICT, M.S.- Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resource Management

RALPH E. GOSSARD, JR., M.B.A., M.A.J.- Associate Vice Chancellor

L. ROBERT KUHN, JR., M.B.A.- Associate Vice Chancellor

PATRICK R. LANDRY, B.S.- Associate Vice Chancellor

ERIC MONDAY, B.S.- Assistant Vice Chancellor

Accounting Services- DONNA TORRES, M.S., Executive Director

Assembly Center- ERIC A. EDWARDS, B.S., Director

Budget and Planning- L. ROBERT KUHN, JR., M.B.A., Director

Bursar Operations- LAURENCE S. BUTCHER, B.S., Bursar

Campus Card Operations-

Equal Employment Opportunity- MARIAN CAILLIER, M.B.A., Director

Facility Services- JOE KELLEY, M.P.A., P.E., Executive Director

--Energy Services- PETER N. DAVIDSON, B.S., Director

--Facility Development- BILL ESKEW, B.F.A., Director

--Facility Maintenance- JOHN A. SPUSTEK, B.S., Director

--Golf Course- MICHAEL N. JOHNSON, B.A., Director

--Office of Resource Services- PAUL FAVALORO, M.P.A., Director

Graphic Services- MICHAEL K. LOYD, B.A., Director

--Mailing Services- DARBY LANDAICHE, Manager

Internal Auditing- JACK T. KELLOGG, B.A., C.I.A., Director

Public Safety- GARY T. DURHAM, B.A., Executive Director

--Occupational and Environmental Safety- MICHAEL S. DURHAM, M.B.A., P.E., C.S.P., Director

--Police Department- RANDY WATTS, B.A., Chief

--Parking, Traffic, and Transportation- GARY S. GRAHAM, B.A., Director

Purchasing- ROSEMARY WILHELM, B.S., C.P.P.B., Director

--University Stores- TOM DAVID, B.A., Director

Sponsored Programs- JAMES L. BATES, B.S., Director

University Dining Administration- L.C. WHITFIELD, B.S., Director


Research and Graduate Studies


Chancellor & Dean of the Graduate School

GEORGE M. STRAIN, Ph.D.- Associate Vice Chancellor

TODD A. POURCIAU, M.A.H.- Assistant Vice Chancellor

Center for Coastal, Energy, and Environmental Resources- RUSSELL L. CHAPMAN, Ph.D., Executive Director

Center for Energy Studies- ALLAN G. PULSIPHER, Ph.D., Interim Executive Director

Graduate School- JOHN M. LARKIN, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean

J. Bennett Johnston, Sr., Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices- JOSEF HORMES, Ph.D., Director

Louisiana Space Consortium- JOHN P. WEFEL, Ph.D., Director

National Ports and Waterways Institute- ANATOLY HOCHSTEIN, Ph.D., Director

Sea Grant Development- JACK R. VAN LOPIK, Ph.D., Executive Director


Student Life and Academic Services

BOBBIE WALKER, Ph.D.- Vice Chancellor

DORIS B. COLLINS, M.S.- Associate Vice Chancellor

ARTHUR A. GOULAS, B.A.- Assistant Vice Chancellor

D'ANN MORRIS, B.A.- Assistant to the Vice Chancellor

Academic Center for Athletes- THOMAS KARAM, Ph.D., Director

Dean of Students- JOHN R. BAKER, Ph.D., Interim Dean

--Robert Wooten, M.A., Associate Dean

--Randy Gurie, M.A., Associate Dean

--Wanda Hargroder, M.S., Assistant Dean

Enrollment Management- ROBERT K. DOOLOS, M.A., Interim Dean

--Admissions- CLEVE BROOKS, M.Ed., Interim Director

--Career Services- MARY FEDUCCIA, M.Ed., Interim Director

--Student Aid and Scholarships- KATHLEEN M. SCIACCHETANO, M.Ed., Director

--Office of the University Registrar- ROBERT K. DOOLOS, M.A., University Registrar

--Orientation/Spring Testing- BONNIE ALFORD, M.Ed., Director

University College- CAROLYN C. COLLINS, M.Ed., Dean

--RITA CULROSS, Ph.D., Associate Dean

--Center for Advising and Counseling- PAUL IVEY, M.Ed., Assistant Dean

--Center for the Freshman Year- PAUL IVEY, M.Ed., Assistant Dean

--Evening School- RITA CULROSS, Ph.D., Director

--Center for Academic Success- SAUNDRA McGUIRE, Ph.D., Director

--Ronald McNair Program- CONNIE STELLY, M.Ed., Director

--Student Support Services- PATRICIA TOLBERT, Ed.D., Director

Student Auxiliary Services- DORIS B. COLLINS, M.S., Associate Vice Chancellor

--LSU Union- SHIRLEY PLAKIDAS, B.S., Director

--Recreational Sports- JAMES M. WELFORD, M.S., Director

--Residential Life- DEBORA E. BAKER, M.Ed., Director

--Student Media- MARI SEREBROV, M.A., Director

Student Health Center- ARTHUR A. GOULAS, B.A., Director

TIMOTHY S. HONIGMAN, M.D., Chief of Staff

--Mental Health Services- BERNARD ATKINSON, Ph.D., Director

--Wellness Outreach Services- LUOLUO HONG, Ph.D., Director




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