The Black Faculty & Staff Caucus’ (BFSC) purpose is to ensure and maintain equitable treatment of African American faculty and staff in promotions and job opportunities. The organization shall serve as an advocate for educational equity and a work environment free of racial tensions and biases with the liberty of investigating and addressing concerns. BFSC shall also monitor and address retention of minority faculty, staff and students. The organization shall provide assistance, education and social interaction for faculty, staff and students through workshops, lectures, seminars, meetings, professional development opportunities and employee assistance programs within and outside the University community. Any employee of LSU is welcome to join!

BFSC Monthly Meetings

Meeting information will be sent via email. For more information, please contact

BFSC President

Brandon SmithBrandon M. Smith, MPA
2022 - 2026

The Black Faculty & Staff Caucus (BFSC)  has an established reputation of more than 40 years at LSU. View our purpose and guiding principles.

BFSC in the News

Emeritus Professor Thomas Durant gives us 'A View from the Inside.'
He leads seminar about breaking racial barriers at LSU. Read full article in the LSU Reveille.