LSU Transition Advisory Team to Meet with SACS Representatives Friday; Live Streaming Available

04/18/2013 02:21 PM

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Transition Advisory Team will meet on Friday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at LSU for the purpose of meeting with representatives of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS, Commission on Colleges. The meeting will be held in the Vieux Carre’ Room of the LSU Student Union and will be available by live streaming video at

The meeting is expected to address a number of wide-ranging questions concerning the LSU re-organization process and what LSU will look like after the completion of the transition.  

Belle Wheelan, president of the SACS Commission on Colleges, and Barry Goldstein, vice president, will attend the meeting.

The Transition Advisory team, a 10-member panel tasked with providing information to the LSU Board of Supervisors to facilitate the reshaping of the LSU System, is meeting for the sixth time. The team held its initial meeting on Jan. 8, an Immersion Workshop on Feb. 7, its third meeting on Feb. 19, its fourth meeting with Ohio State University President Gordon Gee by Skype on March 6, and its sixth meeting Tuesday featuring Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute, and Stephen Moret, secretary of Louisiana Economic Development.

Live streaming video of Transition Advisory Team, sub-committee and task force meetings will be available at


More information on LSU’s re-organization process, including descriptions and member lists of all Sub-Committees and Task Force Groups, can be found at  Also, visit LSU’s reorganization Facebook page at

Herb  Vincent 
University Relations

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2013