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Two Task Force Groups to Meet Monday; Live Streaming Available

07/12/2013 09:38 AM

BATON ROUGE – Two task force groups of the Transition Advisory Team will meet on Monday, July 15, in Baton Rouge. The task force groups are part of the LSU 2015 process for the reorganization of LSU. The meetings will be streamed live via the Internet at  

The Commercialization and Technology Transfer Task Force will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 214 of Efferson Hall at the LSU AgCenter.  A joint meeting of the Administrative Services, Technology and Streamlining Task Forces with the Procurement sub-group will meet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Capital Chamber Room of the Union.
The Commercialization and Technology Transfer Task Force is focusing on removing barriers, stimulating discovery and increasing deal flow. By-laws of the LSU Board of Supervisors, external reports, pre-angel capital and research of communication best practices are being reviewed.

The Administrative Services Task Force is focusing on improving efficiency, identifying barriers and adopting service structures through analysis of internal university processes, external regulatory impediments, insurance and risk management, employee benefits and LA GRAD Act 2.0.

The Technology Task Force is looking at the changing culture, promoting efficiency and encouraging innovation. Academic research, administration and leveraging data to drive innovation are being reviewed.  

The Streamlining Task Force is investigating paper flow, process, authority and accountability including the by-laws of the Board of Supervisors, presidential memorandums and campus policy statements.

Agendas for this and all LSU2015 sub-committee and task force group meetings can be found at

More information on LSU’s re-organization process can be found at  Also, visit LSU’s reorganization Facebook page at

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