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July 16, 2013

07/16/2013 12:00 AM

Academic Affairs details summer initiatives
Daily Reveille
The University Office of Academic Affairs has its hands full as it works on a number of initiatives for the future of the campus. Jane Cassidy, vice provost for Human Resources and Facilities Management, said its initiatives include …


LSU supervisors awarded $1.3M in scholarships last year
Local universities struggle with budget cuts every year, and students are forced to pay more to attend class. But this past year, LSU's Board of Supervisors gave away more than a million dollars in free tuition. …


New Changes regarding LSU Board of Supervisors scholarships in effect
Members of the LSU Board of Supervisors have long had the ability to award scholarships to LSU System schools to students of their choosing, but recent state legislation is changing the way those scholarships are made public. …


Letter: We must save universities
The Advocate
Five years ago, the governor and legislators took the easy way out by embarking on a policy of benign neglect of LSU and the other state universities. The policy of benign neglect has resulted in a 60 percent reduction in state appropriations …


LSU may consider 'research foundation' to foster tech transfer
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
LSU's Transition Advisory Team is working to finalize its recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, which asked for help as it tries to reorganize the LSU System into a more cohesive "One LSU." …


LSU Museum of Art announces new exhibit
Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson's unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, "Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New and Strange." …


Interest in French turns into growing business
The Advocate
Klingler and LaFleur, coordinator of Cajun studies at LSU, have both taken groups of their students for field experiences in Arnaudville, a town of about 1,100 some 30 miles north of Lafayette, to document native speakers’ dialects ...


First African American woman appointed as Caddo parish attorney
Shreveport Times
Frazier is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law with a doctor of Jurisprudence. She also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. ...