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Media/Photo Opportunities: New LSU President F. King Alexander

06/24/2013 01:13 PM

BATON ROUGE – New LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander will attend freshman orientation events on Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25, and media are invited to attend to get photos and video.

On June 24 at 5 p.m., Alexander will address parents at the Parents’ Dinner at the Club at LSU Union Square, located off Highland Road near the Barnes & Noble @ LSU. This will be a chance for media to get photos and B-roll video of Alexander on his first day on the job. Due to his schedule, Alexander will not be available for interviews following Parents’ Dinner.

On June 25, Alexander will visit with incoming freshmen and orientation leaders during their lunch break at the 459 Commons dining hall from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Media wishing to take photos and video of Alexander interacting with students should arrive at 459 Commons, located behind Acadian Hall off Highland Road (, by 11:30 a.m. Media will also have the opportunity to speak with Alexander after he visits with students.

Media parking will be available near the 459 Commons and more details will follow.  

Alexander officially began serving as LSU’s new president and chancellor on Monday, June 24. He previously served as president of California State University Long Beach.

LSU Media Relations