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LSU President William F. Tate IV

LSU President William F. Tate IV takes part in the LSU ROTC Change of Command and Joint ROTC Awards ceremonies on April 7.

LSU President William F. Tate IV with mascots at LSU Day at the Capitol.

LSU President William F. Tate IV tours the College of Science laser lab.

LSU President William F. Tate IV takes part in a signing ceremony for the Healthcare Partners Gift.

LSU President William F. Tate IV tours the Business Education Complex.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at LSU Salutes.

LSU President William F. Tate IV and his wife, Kim Cash Tate, with LSU's homecoming king and queen.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at Summer Commencement 2021

LSU President William F. Tate IV putts with students on the first day of classes.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits with radiology technicians at LSU Eunice.

LSU President William F. Tate IV tours LSU Health-New Orleans

LSU President William F. Tate IV tours Pennington Biomedical.

LSU President William F. Tate IV with Mike the Tiger.

President William F. Tate IV Elected to the Prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences

President William F. Tate IV

LSU President William F. Tate IV is among the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists as well as civic, business and philanthropic leaders elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Tate joins other experts who are exploring the challenges facing society and identifying solutions that address issues of importance to the nation and the world.

Tate joins others affiliated with LSU elected to the Academy: Meredith Blackwell (2021), Gabriela González (2017), Isiah Warner (2016), Earl Ward Plummer (2014), Lewis P. Simpson (2005), James Olney (2001) and Mary Jane West-Eberhard (1996), who was elected during her time at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. 

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President Tate and Ingrid Lindblad

On Par Podcast

In "On Par with the President," LSU President William F. Tate IV chats with members of the LSU community who are at the top of their game.

In this episode, President William F. Tate IV speaks to LSU golfer and junior Ingrid Lindblad, who is the winner of a school record eight collegiate titles. Ingrid recently won LSU’s first individual SEC golf championship in 31 years. Currently, she is the World Amateur Golf Rankings No. 2 golfer, and she just finished tied for third place at the NCAA Championships. Ingrid talks about how school is still her main focus, despite her many athletic achievements and ambitions in the world of golf.

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Guiding Principles

Seek truth. Truth is foundational to society and the mission of the university.
Exhibit empathy. Once the truth is established, it is imperative to exhibit empathy where appropriate. Knowing the truth is important. Yet, the truth requires displaying empathy at times.
Demonstrate care. The pursuit of truth by colleagues operating in a caring fashion represents the hallmark of great university community. Add empathy and you know the place is special.

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Vision for the Future

Imagine a university where scholarship is the primary objective. Scholarship reigns.
The immediate focus is on positioning LSU to be a place where scholarship grows and flourishes in a fashion consistent with the pressing needs of society.
Think more outstanding research, teaching, and learning. Try finding more resources to fund students’ scholarships. Embrace growing the scholar-athlete mindset.
Scholarship first!

 

Meet Kim Cash Tate

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LSU President William F. Tate IV and his wife, Kim, are the parents of two adult children. Kim Cash Tate is an accomplished author, Bible teacher, speaker, and singer songwriter.
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