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August 28, 2013

08/28/2013 12:00 AM

Alexander focuses on building System communication
The Daily Reveille
While former Interim System President and Chancellor William Jenkins floated between offices in Thomas D. Boyd Hall and the Offices of the University System Building on West Lakeshore Drive, current President F. King Alexander has made his permanent office in the System Building, a move that reflects the larger scope of his position compared to past presidents.

Chevron to donate $2.7 million to LSU College of Engineering expansion, other Initiatives
Chevron announced Wednesday a $2 million commitment in support of the renovation of Patrick F. Taylor Hall and engineering expansion for LSU’s College of Engineering, and an additional $700,000 to the College of Science.

Mann to step down as director of Reilly Center at LSU in December
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Political columnist Robert Mann is stepping down as director of the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communications in December to return to full-time teaching and writing.

Renowned anthropologist assisting in Procell case
The investigation into what happened to Tony Procell continues, with the help of LSU forensic pathologist Dr. Mary Manhein.

LSU's mission is critical
Houma Courier
Some critics have suggested that LSU should be reorganized to eliminate programs “that don't lead to real jobs.”