Academic Sub-Committee to Meet Monday; Live Streaming Available

05/12/2013 03:10 PM

BATON ROUGE – The fourth meeting of the Academic Sub-Committee of the Transition Advisory Team will take place Monday, May 13, at the LSU AgCenter in Efferson Hall.  The sub-committee is part of the LSU2015 process for the reorganization of LSU.  The meeting will be streamed live via the Internet at  

The Academic Sub-Committee will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in room 212 of Efferson Hall.

Following opening comments from William Jenkins, interim president and chancellor of LSU and co-chair of the Academic Sub-Committee, the group will engage in a discussion about service-learning. The sub-committee will also discuss common curriculum and course numbers across the system campuses, followed by a discussion about a timeline and priorities pertaining to the sub-committee’s responsibilities to the Transition Advisory Team.

The Academic Sub-Committee met previously on Feb. 28 at LSU, on March 15 at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and April 5 at the LSU AgCenter.

This sub-committee is focusing on inter- and intra-campus innovation and collaboration, academic standards and the strategic deployment of academic programs and leveraging technology for learning. It is co-chaired by Jenkins and Dr. Lester W. Johnson, professor and chief of surgery and director of Surgical Services at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

Agendas for all LSU2015 sub-committee and task force group meetings can be found at

More information on LSU’s re-organization process can be found at  Also, visit LSU’s reorganization Facebook page at

Herb  Vincent 
University Relations

Posted on Sunday, May 12, 2013