Under the Constitution of the State of Louisiana, 16 members are appointed to the Board of Supervisors by the Governor; Act 2 of the 1975 extraordinary session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the appointment of one student member. The term of appointment of new members may not exceed six years; the student member serves a one-year term. This list reflects Board membership at the time of publication of this catalog. Officers of the Board serve a one-year term beginning in August.


RONALD R. ANDERSON • Ethel•Chair• 2002
ROGER H. OGDEN • New Orleans• Vice Chair• 2004
TOMY J. ACOSTA • New Orleans• 2002
KENT ANDERSON • Monroe• 2002
JACK A. ANDONIE • Metairie• 2006
BERNARD E. BOUDREAUX, JR. • Baton Rouge• 2004
VICTOR BUSSIE • Baton Rouge• 2000
CHARLES V. CUSIMANO • Metairie• 2006
STANLEY J. JACOBS • New Orleans• 2002
LAURA A. LEACH • Lake Charles• 2000
WILLIAM W. RUCKS, IV • Lafayette• 2004
PERRY SEGURA • New Iberia• 2000
VIRGINIA K. SHEHEE • Shreveport• 2004
C. STEWART SLACK • Shreveport• 2006
CHARLES S. WEEMS, III • Alexandria• 2002
RODERICK K. WEST • New Orleans• 2006
WILLIAM L. JENKINS • President of the LSU System• Secretary to the Board
CARLEEN N. SMITH • Administrative Secretary
*Terms expire June 1; student, August 31.


WILLIAM L. JENKINS, Ph.D. • President
ROBERT H. RASMUSSEN, Ed.D. • Executive Assistant to the President
DUDLEY B. FRICKE, M.S. • Special Assistant to the President
SHERYL S. RAMIREZ • Assistant to the President
MARILYN L. ZIMNY, Ph.D. • Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Technology Transfer
WILLIAM L. SILVIA, M.P.A. • Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance
PATRICK M. GIBBS, M.B.A. • Vice President for Property, Facilities, and Administration


Office of the Chancellor

MARK A. EMMERT, Ph.D. • Chancellor
JILL BROWNING, M.A. • Assistant to the Chancellor
JEAN A. CUSICK, B.A. • Special Events Coordinator
JASON DRODDY, M.P.A. • Coordinator of External Affairs
RENEÉ BOUTTE MYER, M.P.A. • Assistant to the Chancellor
MICHAEL D. ROBINSON, B.S. • Director of Development
SUZANNE Z. ROLLINS, M.S. • Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
SCOTT WOODWARD, B.A. • Director of External Affairs
SKIP BERTMAN, M.Ed. • Athletic Director
Office of University Relations • GENE C. SANDS, Ed.D. • Executive Director

Executive Vice Chancellor/Academic Affairs

DANIEL M. FOGEL, Ph.D. • Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
PAULINE M. RANKIN, Ph.D. • Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
GREGORY J. VINCENT, J.D. • Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Campus Diversity
KAREN KOENIG DENBY, Ed.D. • Assistant Vice Chancellor/Dean, Enrollment Management
JEANNINE O. KAHN, Ph.D. • Assistant Vice Chancellor
JAMES P. FERNANDEZ, M.B.A. • Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
FOREST C. BENEDICT, M.S. • Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resource Management
JANIE FRICKIE, B.S. • Assistant to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Human ResourceDirector of Policy, Employment, and Training
L. ROBERT KUHN, JR., M.B.A. • Special Assistant for Programmatic Planning; Associate Vice Chancellor for Budget and Planning
RODERICK SMOTHERS, M.P.A. • Assistant to the Vice Provost
SHERI THOMPSON, M.A.L.A. • Assistant to the Vice Provost
KARLA G. LEMOINE, B.S. • Special Assistant to the Vice Provost
College of Agriculture • KENNETH L. KOONCE, Ph.D., Dean
College of Art and Design • KENNETH E. CARPENTER, M.Arch., Interim Dean
College of Arts and Sciences • M. JANE COLLINS, Ph.D., Dean
College of Basic Sciences • HAROLD SILVERMAN, Ph.D., Dean
E. J. Ourso College of Business Administration THOMAS D. CLARK, JR., Ph.D., Dean
School of the Coast and Environment • RUSSELL L. CHAPMAN, Ph.D., Dean
Division of Continuing Education • DANIEL C. WALSH, Ph.D., Dean
College of Education • BARBARA S. FUHRMANN, Ed.D., Dean
College of Engineering • PIUS J. EGBELU, Ph.D., Dean
Honors College • BILLY M. SEAY, Ph.D., Dean
Manship School of Mass Communication • JOHN M. HAMILTON, Ph.D., Dean
College of Music and Dramatic Arts • RONALD D. ROSS, Ph.D., Dean
School of Library and Information Science • BETH M. PASKOFF, Ph.D., Dean
School of Social Work • STEVEN R. ROSE, Ph.D., Interim Director
School of Veterinary Medicine • MICHAEL GROVES, Ph.D., Dean
University Libraries • JENNIFER S. CARGILL, M.S., Dean
Academic Center for Athletes • ROGER GROOTERS, Ph.D., Executive Director
•• Academics • VACANT, Director
•• Eric J. Hill Athletic Communications Studio • THOMAS KARAM, Ph.D., Director
Campus Community Coalition for Change • NANCY MATHEWS, Ed.D., Director
Capital Area PK-16+ Council • GERALD BOARDMAN, Ph.D., Coordinator
Centers for Excellence in Learning and Teaching • JOSEPH A. HUTCHINSON, Ed.D.,Executive Director
•• Center for Assessment and Evaluation • BOBBY L. MATTHEWS, Ph.D., Director
•• Center for Distance Education • TAMMY E. ADAMS, Ed.S. Director
•• Faculty Development • ART CRAWLEY, Ed.D., Director
•• Center for Instructional Technology • NICHOLAS A. MESSINA, M.Ed., Director
Computing Services • RONALD D. HAY, M.S., Executive Director
•• Enterprise Solutions Group • CYNTHIA M. HADDEN, M.S., Director
•• High Performance Computing Group • EMILIO A. ICAZA, Ph.D., Director
•• Louisiana Online University Information System • RALPH BOÉ, M.L.I.S., Director
•• Technology Support Center • WILLIAM F. BEYER, III, M.S., Director
•• Telecommunications • CHIP DODSON, J.D., Director
Fire and Emergency Training Institute • CARROLL L. HERRING, Director
International Programs • STEPHEN LUCAS, Ph.D., Executive Director
•• Academic Programs Abroad • MARGARET PARKER, Ph.D., Director
•• International Development • JOB SEREBROV, L.L.M., Director
•• International Services • NATALIE RIGBY, M.A., Director
LSU Institute for the Partnership in Education • GERALD BOARDMAN, Ph.D., Director
LSU Museum of Art • STEPHEN W. ROSEN, M.A., Executive Director
LSU Museum of Natural Science • FREDERICK H. SHELDON, Ph.D., Director
LSU Press • LESLIE E. PHILLABAUM, M.A., Director
Office of Multicultural Affairs • RODERICK SMOTHERS, M.P.A., Director
Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens • DAVID FLOYD, B.A., Executive Director
Southern Review • JAMES OLNEY, Ph.D., and DAVE SMITH, Ph.D., Coeditors
Women's Center • BECKY ROPERS- HUILMAN, Ph.D., Director

Finance and Administrative Services

JERRY J. BAUDIN, Ph.D. • Vice Chancellor and Comptroller
FOREST C. BENEDICT, M.S. • Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resource Management
RALPH E. GOSSARD, JR., M.B.A., M.A.J. •Associate Vice Chancellor
L. ROBERT KUHN, JR., M.B.A. • Associate Vice Chancellor for Budget and Planning
PATRICK R. LANDRY, B.S. • Associate Vice Chancellor
ERIC N. MONDAY, B.S. • Assistant Vice Chancellor
Accounting Services • DONNA K. TORRES, M.S., Executive Director
Assembly Center • ERIC A. EDWARDS, B.S., Director
Budget and Planning • L. ROBERT KUHN, JR., M.B.A., Associate Vice Chancellor
Bursar Operations • LAURENCE S. BUTCHER, B.S., Bursar
Contracted Auxiliary Services • MARK E. KRANER, B.S., Director
•• Campus Card Operations • TONI C. FREY, B.G.S., Manager
•• LSU Bookstore • JOE BENDER, B.S., General Manager
•• LSU Dining • DAVID HEIDKE, B.A., Resident District Manager
Equal Employment Opportunity • MARIAN CAILLIER, M.B.A., Director
Facility Services • JOE KELLEY, M.P.A., P.E., Executive Director
•• Energy Services • PETER N. DAVIDSON, B.S., Director
•• Facility Development • BILL ESKEW, B.F.A., Director
••Facility Maintenance • JOHN A. SPUSTEK, B.S., Director
•• Golf Course • MICHAEL N. JOHNSON, B.A., Director
•• Office of Resource Services • PAUL FAVALORO, M.P.A., Director
Procurement Services and Property Management • ROSE MARY WILHELM, B.S., C.P.P.B., Executive Director
••Graphic Services • MICHAEL K. LOYD, M.P.A., Director
•• Mailing Services • DARBY LANDAICHE, Manager
•• University Stores • TOM DAVID, B.A.,Director
Public Safety • GARY T. DURHAM, B.A., Executive Director
•• Occupational and Environmental Safety • MICHAEL S. DURHAM, M.B.A., P.E., C.S.P., Director
•• Parking, Traffic, and Transportation • GARY S. GRAHAM, B.A., Director
•• Police Department • RANDY WATTS, B.A., Chief
Sponsored Programs • JAMES L. BATES, B.S., Director

Research and Graduate Studies

KEVIN M. SMITH, Ph.D.• Vice Chancellor & Dean of the Graduate School
TODD A. POURCIAU, M.A.H. • Assistant Vice Chancellor
J. Bennett Johnston, Sr., Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices • F. JOSEF HORMES, Ph.D., Director
LSU Center for Applied Information Technology and Learning • JOEL E. TOHLINE, Ph.D., Interim Director
Center for Energy Studies • ALLAN G. PULSIPHER, Ph.D., Executive Director
Graduate School • JOHN M. LARKIN, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean
LSU Hurricane Center • MARC LEVITAN, Ph.D., Director
Law Enforcement Online/CASTLE • JAMES P. FERNANDEZ, M.B.A., Director
Louisiana Space Consortium • JOHN P. WEFEL, Ph.D., Director
Sea Grant Development • JACK R. VAN LOPIK, Ph.D., Executive Director

Strategic Initiatives

ISIAH M. WARNER, Ph.D. • Vice Chancellor
SU-SENG PANG, Ph.D. • Associate Vice Chancellor
CONNIE STELLY, M.Ed, Executive Assistant/Project Manager
•• Ronald McNair Program • CONNIE STELLY, M.Ed., Director

Student Life and Academic Services

F. NEIL MATHEWS, Ph.D. • Vice Chancellor
D'ANN MORRIS, B.A. • Assistant to the Vice Chancellor
JASON REX TOLLIVER, B.S., Assistant to the Vice Chancellor
Dean of Students • KEVIN S. PRICE, J.D., Dean
•• Randy Gurie, M.A., Associate Dean
•• James Welles, M.S., Associate Dean for Judicial Affairs
•• Career Services • MARY FEDUCCIA, M.Ed., Director
•• Greek Affairs • VICTOR FELTS, M.Ed., Assistant Dean and Director
Enrollment Management • KAREN K. DENBY, Ed.D, Dean
•• Admissions • CLEVE BROOKS, M.Ed., Director
•• Orientation/Spring Testing • BONNIE ALFORD, M.Ed., Director
•• Student Aid and Scholarships • KATHLEEN M. SCIACCHETANO, M.Ed., Director
•• Office of the University Registrar • ROBERT K. DOOLOS, M.A., University Registrar
University College • CAROLYN C. COLLINS, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean
•• Center for Academic Success • SAUNDRA McGUIRE, Ph.D., Director
•• Center for Advising and Counseling • R. PAUL IVEY, M.Ed., Associate Dean
•• Center for the Freshman Year • R. PAUL IVEY, M.Ed., Associate Dean
•• Evening School • JOANNE McMULLEN, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean
•• Student Support Services • DEBORAH HOLLIER, M.S.W., Director
Student Auxiliary Services • DORIS B. COLLINS, M.S., Associate Vice Chancellor
•• LSU Union • SHIRLEY V. PLAKIDAS, B.S., Director
•• Recreational Sports • ELAINE B. PURDY, M.B.A., Interim Director
•• Residential Life • DEBORA E. BAKER, M.Ed., Director
•• Student Media • MARI SEREBROV, M.A., Director
Student Services, Student Health Center • ARTHUR A. GOULAS, B.A., Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director
TIMOTHY S. HONIGMAN, M.D., Chief of Staff
•• Mental Health Service • M. BERNARD ATKINSON, Ph.D., Director
•• Wellness Outreach Services • JULIE HUPPERICH, B.S., Assistant Director
•• Disability Services • BENJAMIN CORNWELL, M.H.S., Assistant Director