Benefits Advisory Committee



  • To review, and to make inquiries and recommendations regarding, University retirement plans, health care, insurance programs, annual and sick leave, and other benefits.
  • To consult representatives of other University personnel on common interests in the matter of benefits.
  • To keep informed about the activities and plans of boards and other entities that govern and administer benefits programs affecting faculty.
  • To assure that faculty are informed about significant developments.
  • To consider and respond to questions and issues which may be referred to it by the Faculty Senate, the Executive Committee, or individual faculty.
  • To establish specialized subcommittees to address specific changes.


Six to eight faculty members and one retired emeritus faculty member, representing a balance among disciplines, colleges, and schools; and up to two ex officio members appointed jointly by the Executive Vice President & Provost and Executive Committee.


Member College Email Term Ends
Paul Hrycaj LSU Libraries  2024
Roy Heidelberg Business  2024
Roger Laine Science  2025
Lawrence Rouse (Chair) Retired Professor, Coast and Environment  2025
  Humanities and Social Sciences   2025
  Law   2025
Jane Cassidy Academic Affairs  Ex officio
Clay Jones Human Resources Management  Ex officio