Board of Supervisors to Discuss Budget Distribution, Nicholson Gateway at March Meeting

03/08/2013 11:50 AM

BATON ROUGE – On Monday, March 18, the LSU Board of Supervisors will hold its March meeting at 1 p.m. in the board room of the LSU System Building on Lakeshore Drive. Items on the March meeting agenda include discussions on hospital operation, the fiscal year 2013 higher-education budget and the proposed distribution by the Louisiana Board of Regents, and the Nicholson Gateway project.

During the Health Care and Medical Education Committee, the board is expected to ratify an amendment of the cooperative endeavor agreement among the LSU Board of Supervisors, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Inc., the State of Louisiana through the Division of Administration and the Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals. They will also ratify the merger of the Earl K. Long Medicare provider agreement and provider number with and into Charity Hospital and Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans.

In the Finance, Infrastructure and Core Development Committee, the 2013 budget and Board of Regents distribution will be discussed, as well as a request from LSU to utilize revenue from the LSU License Plate Program to fund the Tiger Transfer Scholarship and the LSU Penelope W. and E. Roe Stamps IV Leadership Scholars Scholarship.

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

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.

A tentative agenda for the March 18 Board of Supervisor’s meeting can be found at and support materials for agenda items are available online at

Billy  Gomila 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013