President F. King Alexander to Present Final “LSU 2025: Challenge Accepted” Talk at LSU Union Theater

LSU’s full economic impact report with information broken down by parish will be available to media in attendance

Challenge Accepted02/15/2018
BATON ROUGE – Starting in Shreveport on Feb. 5, LSU President F. King Alexander has toured the state for “LSU 2025: Challenge Accepted | LSU’s Role in Addressing the Biggest Problems Facing Our State – And Our Nation” to demonstrate LSU’s collective ability to address the issues facing Louisiana through research, education and intellectual capital. The final talk in the state tour will take place on Friday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the LSU Union Theater.

During his stops at each LSU campus, Alexander highlighted the results of LSU’s newest economic impact study. During his talk on Feb. 16, the full economic impact report, including the data broken down by parish, will be available to media in attendance.

“LSU is recommitting to its land grant mission of research, education and service for the benefit of our state. The entire LSU family has a responsibility to help Louisiana, with each campus playing a distinct and vital role. The mantle of finding solutions to state’s most pressing problems is upon our shoulders,” said Alexander. “And to that, we say: challenge accepted.”

Alexander’s talk is focused on an audience of students, faculty and staff, and media members are welcomed to cover the event.



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