Committees

Executive

The Executive Committee consists of at least seven (7) members, including the Chairman of the Board, the Chairman-Elect and the Immediate Past Chairman, and such other members as the Chairman may appoint. The Executive Committee shall consider such matters referred to it by the Board of Supervisors and shall execute such orders and resolutions as assigned to it at any meeting of the Board. It is the further duty of the Executive Committee to take such action as may be necessary in the event that any emergency requiring immediate action shall arise between Board meetings. All acts of the Executive Committee shall be submitted to the Board for ratification, or rejection, at its next meeting, except in matters where the Board has delegated to the Executive Committee full power to act with respect to any matter. Affirmative action by a majority of the entire membership of the Executive Committee shall be required.

  • Robert Dampf, Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Jay Blossman
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Lee Mallett
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • Collis Temple
  • Mary L. Werner
  • James Williams
  • Jimmie Woods

Academic & Research

Normally, to this committee shall be referred all matters concerning the long-term academic goals of each campus, implementation strategies, analyses of campus enterprise-wide resources and mission objectives, student achievement issues, the review and approval of academic programs, centers, and institutes to advance the mission of the institution, faculty recruitment and development issues, issues of academic accountability, and the development of incentives for a competitive academic environment.

  • Valencia Jones, Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Laurie Lipsey Aronson 
  • Jay Blossman
  • Stone Cox
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • Mary L. Werner
  • James Williams

Affiliated Organizations Oversight

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to the university’s relationship with affiliated organizations. The matters shall include agreements, leases, financials, and any other matters relevant to the relationship of the university to the organizations.

  • Glenn Armentor, Chair
  • Pat Morrow, Vice Chair
  • Laurie Lipsey Aronson 
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Randy Morris
  • Collis Temple
  • Mary L. Werner
  • Richard Zuschlag

Athletics

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters of policy concerning intercollegiate athletics of the University System. In acting upon said matters, the Committee shall have the benefit of the advice and recommendation of the appropriate Athletic Councils.

  • Mary L. Werner, Chair
  • Collis Temple, Vice Chair
  • Jay Blossman
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Pat Morrow
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • James Williams
  • Jimmie Woods
  • Richard Zuschlag

Audit

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to the LSU System Audit Plan, risk assessment, reviewing both internal and external audit reports, monitoring and auditing financial controls, and reviewing rules and regulations concerning compliance.

Audit Committee Charter

  • Richard Zuschlag, Chair
  • Jay Blossman, Vice Chair
  • Laurie Lipsey Aronson 
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Lee Mallett
  • Pat Morrow
  • James Williams
  • Jimmie Woods

External Affairs

  • Lee Mallett, Chair
  • Rémy V. Starns, Vice Chair
  • Stone Cox
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Randy Morris
  • Pat Morrow
  • Collis Temple
  • Mary L. Werner
  • Jimmie Woods
  • Richard Zuschlag

Diversity & Inclusion

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters of policy related to the racial, ethnic, and gender diversity and inclusivity in all facets of the University’s operations, including but not limited to employment, enrollment, and procurement. (Committee created Aug. 14, 2020)

  • Collis Temple, Chair
  • Valencia Jones, Vice Chair
  • Mary L. Werner, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Stone Cox
  • Lee Mallett
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • Richard Zuschlag

Finance

Normally, to this committee shall be referred all matters related to administrative, financial and facility matters in support of issues or policies promoted or addressed by other committees. This committee shall develop strategies for revenue enhancement and diversification, expenditure efficiencies and revenue reallocation. The committee in addition, shall devise and coordinate employee benefit packages, oversee administrative operations and regulations, and coordinate facility and fixed asset management planning.

  • B. Wayne Brown, Chair
  • Jimmie Woods, Vice Chair
  • Laurie Lipsey Aronson 
  • Jay Blossman
  • Lee Mallett
  • Randy Morris
  • Collis Temple
  • Richard Zuschlag

Healthcare and Medical Education

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters of policy concerning the operation and management of the LSU Health Sciences Centers, including all components of the Health Care Services Division.

  • Randy Morris, Chair
  • Valencia S. Jones, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Jay Blossman
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Pat Morrow
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • James Williams
  • Jimmie Woods
  • Richard Zuschlag

Legal Affairs

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to coordinating, developing, and promoting unified communications and messages on significant policy matters; reviewing legislative issues and governmental initiatives; and interfacing with foundations and affiliated organizations.

  • James Williams, Chair
  • Mary L. Werner, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Jay Blossman
  • Stone Cox
  • Pat Morrow
  • Rémy V. Starns

Property & Facilities

Normally, to this committee shall be referred all matters related to capital improvements, policies of management of all properties of the University System, purchase or sale of land, lease or grant of rights in property, construction of buildings and other facilities, and other matters concerning the properties of the System.

  • Jimmie Woods, Chair
  • B. Wayne Brown, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Laurie Lipsey Aronson 
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Lee Mallett
  • Randy Morris
  • Collis Temple

Special Committee on Title IX Compliance 

The special committee will oversee the university’s efforts to build a stronger Title IX infrastructure and student support mechanisms. The special committee’s jurisdiction will be to ensure LSU’s Action Plan (https://www.lsu.edu/titleix-review/) on Title IX, based on recommendations by Husch Blackwell in their recent report, is implemented as prudently and expeditiously as possible. The panel will also pursue more effective restorative justice and student support services for survivors.

  • Mary Leach Werner, Chair
  • Valencia Sarpy Jones, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Stone Cox
  • Randy Morris
  • Rémy Voisin Starns
  • Jimmie Woods 

Board of Regents Representatives

  • Mary L. Werner
  • Robert S. Dampf