Joe Alleva Speaking in LSU Flores MBA Distinguished Speaker Series on Feb. 10

02/09/2012 03:23 PM

BATON ROUGE – LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva will appear in the second installment of the 2012 spring edition of the LSU Flores MBA Program Distinguished Speaker Series. Alleva will speak on Friday, Feb. 10, at the LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building beginning at 9:30 a.m.


Alleva earned a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1975 from Lehigh University and earned his MBA from there in 1976, while serving as a graduate assistant football coach.


After serving as director of athletics at Duke University for 10 years, Alleva joined LSU in April 2008. In August 2009, the LSU Board of Supervisors named him a vice chancellor, marking the first time in school history that the director of athletics has also held a vice chancellor position. Recently, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee appointed Alleva to a five-year term, and LSU Athletics continues to see unprecedented success, growth and infrastructure achievements during his tenure.


Alleva follows Joseph Winkler and precedes Christel Slaughter in the series. Slaughter will be the final speaker in the spring DSS on Friday, April 20.


All DSS lectures are open to the public. Professional attire is required. For more information about DSS, contact the LSU Flores MBA Office at or 225-578-8867. For information about the E. J. Ourso College of Business, visit


The LSU Flores MBA Program of the E. J. Ourso College of Business rigorously prepares students to earn an advanced degree that will help them enhance their careers. Traditional, executive and professional tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a program that was ranked 26th nationally among public institutions for return on investment by Forbes. For more information, visit or call 225-578-8867.

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2012