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Reminder: LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander to Speak at July Breakfast to Business

07/17/2013 03:54 PM

BATON ROUGE – F. King Alexander, LSU’s new president and chancellor, will be the next speaker in LSU Executive Education’s Breakfast to Business series. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in room 1125 of the Business Education Complex at LSU.

Alexander’s topic, “Looking Beyond My First 30 Days,” will reflect on his experiences during his first month and outline his vision for the future of the flagship.  

Alexander, previously the president of California State University, or CSU, Long Beach, has a record of increasing graduation rates, capital funding, external funding capacity and support for research. During his time at CSU Long Beach, he also maintained and modified budgeting processes to accommodate an $85 million reduction in state appropriation spending.

“We are delighted to be hosting President Alexander and introducing him to the business community,” stated LSU Executive Education Director Robin Kistler. “He has a record of making bold changes to move a university forward, and we are excited to hear his plans for LSU.”

Registration for the event is $25 per participant, which includes a full breakfast, coffee, juice and the opportunity to meet with LSU experts and business professionals from the Baton Rouge area. LSU students, staff and faculty may register at a reduced rate of $20. Members of SCORE, Louisiana Tech Park, Louisiana Business & Technology Center, and Center for Emerging Technology also receive a reduced event fee of $20.

Registration can be completed online at or directly at  

Breakfast to Business is a bi-monthly program presented by LSU Executive Education, which is housed in the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute. The aim of the program is to provide timely, practical information and solutions regarding current business topics that affect the Baton Rouge community from a local, regional and national perspective. For more information, contact Robin Kistler at or 225-578-1190.

E. J. Ourso College of Business