News from the Office of Academic Affairs

Change to Undergraduate Incomplete Grade Policy

The policy regarding undergraduates receiving incomplete grades changed with the 2017-18 LSU General Catalog.

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APIC Committee Conducting Survey of SHORTS Travel

The Administrative Process Improvement Committee (APIC) is conducting a study, as requested by Faculty Senate, to document faculty and staff travel experiences with Short’s Travel.

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I am...Collaborative: Dr. Pam Blanchard

An integral component of the LSU Strategic Plan 2025 focuses on six key values that the university inculcates in its faculty, staff and students. They are creative, culturally adept, innovative, transformative, globally engaged, and collaborative. The strategic plan video vignette features faculty, staff and students that epitomize the values established in the strategic plan at LSU. Throughout the video series, LSU community members will demonstrate how their work is connecting the university to the citizens of our city, state and world.

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LSU Pharmacy Offers Delivery Services to Faculty & Staff

Had a doctor’s visit and need a prescription filled? Allergy season got the best of you? Don’t have time in-between work and the carpool line to grab a prescription? The Pharmacy at LSU has you covered.

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The Study of Oyster Resiliency in an Ever-Changing Coastal Environment

Much like people, oysters have a unique genetic makeup that is different from every other member of its species. Dr. Morgan Kelly, assistant professor in Biological Sciences in the College of Science, studies these Louisiana culinary favorites and how variations in their genetic code can affect their vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

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LSU was Honored with the Higher Education: Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED)

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Take Note in October

Free Diabetes Screening, Fall Midterm Grades Due, Diversity Book Club, Student Leadership Conference, Call for Nominations...

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Beginning-of-Semester Faculty Reminders

FTC Open House, Midterm Grade Reporting, Faculty Opportunities and Recruitment Series

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Online Employee Resources Hub Now Available

The Division of Strategic Communications, in partnership with the Administrative Process Improvement (APIC) Committee, recently launched a new website to support faculty and staff. The website compiles frequently visited links, highlights faculty and staff accolades and offers a comprehensive training and upcoming events calendar, among other features.

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Provost's Blog: LSU Strategic Plan Development--A Post-Mortem Analysis

The kernel of LSU’s new strategic plan emerged from a conversation among the deans in October, 2015. This week we received the final copy from the printer and is currently being mailed to our faculty and staff

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Provost's Office Hours

Richard Koubek, Executive Vice President and Provost will host office hours for faculty, staff and students.

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The Art of Developing Leaders at LSU

Although many students view leadership as a personality characteristic or ability that cannot be developed, Daniel Whitman, Associate Professor in the Rucks Department of Management in the E.J. Ourso College of Business, describes it as something that can absolutely be improved, no matter the person.

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