News from the Office of Academic Affairs
Willis Delony and Gabriela González Named Boyd Professors, the Highest Professorial Rank Awarded by the University
The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously voted today to award Boyd Professorships to Willis Delony, LSU Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies, and Gabriela González, LSU professor of physics.
The University hosted its inaugural celebration to honor LSU faculty who have been awarded promotion and/or tenure effective next academic year. The professional milestones the honorees reached signal outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service for which LSU is known.
By definition, being transformative means to make a change on something or someone. Any person in the Tiger Band can tell you that music has made a profound and transformed impact on his or her life.
o As a relatively new staff person at LSU, I noticed a significant and reoccurring theme in messages, emails, newsletters, etc. of ADA compliance. At a School of Social Work faculty meeting last spring Dr. Wesley Church, our director, let us know of the importance of getting this initiative completed.
PM 39: Use and Acceptance of Electronic Signatures has been approved as a new policy establishing a uniform mechanism for electronic signatures for conducting university business.
University Procurement and Contracting
The Division of Child and Family Studies within the School of Social Work has been authorized by the Board of Regents to offer the Master of Science in Child and Family Studies.
As the creative strategist for the LSU College of Engineering, Casey Muller is constantly exploring new ideas and finding new ways to incorporate creativity into his work. Muller explains that creativity is not something that needs to be chased after, but you have to just let it happen.
Taylor Villemarette is a senior majoring in psychology and showcases her creativity through her personal painting and her involvement in the LSU Musical Theatre Club.