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June 26, 2013

06/26/2013 12:00 AM

King Alexander has officially taken over as LSU's President
New Orleans Times-Picayune
He was named LSU's president on March 27. Alexander said in the next two months, he plans to visit every LSU campus around the state to “learn more about what has been achieved and how we can work together …

 

Alexander begins his job as LSU System president
Thibodaux Daily Comet
LSU's new system president and main campus chancellor, F. King Alexander, has started work in Baton Rouge. Alexander attended freshmen orientation events Monday and Tuesday. ...

 

Inside Report: Tuition backup plan abandoned
The Advocate
The Regents’ plan was to hold off on the court challenge until the Legislature had a chance to vote on two bills that would turn over tuition control authority to the LSU, Southern University, ...

 

Two-year schools compromise on tuition increase
The Advocate
In addition to the $8 million cut to LCTCS, the agreement also calls for LSU to lose just short of $2 million; the UL System to lose just shy of $1 million; and Southern to lose about $100,000. ...

 

LSU screenwriting professor Mari Kornhauser speaks at Science Café Tuesday
225 Magazine
Mari Kornhauser, a writer on the HBO drama Treme and LSU screenwriting professor, will be the speaker this month, tackling the general business of screenwriting and independent filmmaking. ...

 

An iPhone case that doubles as a stun gun
CNN
The roots of Simone and Froom's business partnership go back six years. The two, now both 24, met in 2007 as freshmen at Louisiana State University, where Simone was a business student and Froom was studying ...