February LSU Board of Supervisors Meeting to be Held Feb. 1

01/24/2013 04:12 PM

BATON ROUGE – On Friday, Feb. 1, the LSU Board of Supervisors will hold their February meeting. Items on the February meeting agenda include discussions on hospital operation, amendments to LSU Football Coach Les Miles’ contract, the mid-year budget reduction, online courses, and the Nicholson Gateway project.

During the Health Care and Medical Education Committee, it is anticipated that the Board will be asked to consider additional new Memoranda of Understanding or amendments to existing Memoranda regarding the operation of the hospitals.

The Academic and Student Affairs, Achievement and Distinction Committee will look at an assessment structure for LSU Online, the one-year extension of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Scholarship Authority and a B.F.A. degree in digital arts at LSU Shreveport.

In the Finance, Infrastructure and Core Development Committee, consideration of the 2012-13 mid-year budget reduction will be discussed.

The Property and Facilities Committee will hear a presentation on the Master Plan for the Nicholson Gateway, along with recommendation to approve a ground lease for construction of the LSU Foundation Building, among other items.

The Athletic Committee will discuss the approval of amendments to the employment agreement for Miles. For more details on the contract information, visit http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=206095160.

Committee sessions are scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room of the LSU System Building, 3810 West Lakeshore Drive, Baton Rouge. Committee meetings will be followed immediately by the Board’s February meeting.

During the full Board meeting, a report from the Transition Advisory Team and the Presidential Search Committee will be heard. The LSU Presidential Search Committee will also meet at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 1.


A tentative agenda for the Feb. 1 Board of Supervisor’s meeting can be found at http://www.lsusystem.edu/docs/agenda/2013/agenda20130201.pdf and support materials for agenda items are available online at

Ernie  Ballard 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013