News from the Office of Academic Affairs

White House Announces Two from LSU as Exceptional Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentors

President Trump has named LSU Department of Chemistry Barre Distinguished Professor Graça Vicente and the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives as recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, or PAESMEM.

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PhD in Geography & Anthropology, two stand-alone degree programs

On June 20, 2018, the Board of Regents approved the reconfiguration of the PhD in Geography & Anthropology into two stand-alone degree programs, a PhD in Geography and a PhD in Anthropology.

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LSU 25+

This program is for prospective students aged 25 or older who have a high school diploma or GED certificate but do not meet the regular freshman or transfer admission requirements.

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LSU Second Chance

For students who have been away from the university for five or more years, the LSU Second Chance policy allows a student to apply for readmission with grades earned at LSU in the past (with a grade of "C-" or better) to be included in the total hours earned.

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School of Human Resource Education Name Change

The School of Human Resource Education has changed its name to the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development.

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LSU Online Merged with LSU Continuing Education

LSU Online has merged with LSU Continuing Education and has changed its name to LSU Digital and Continuing Education.

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New Academic Programs to be Implemented in Fall 2018

Four new academic programs will be offered in the fall 2018 semester and range from bachelor's degree to PhD.

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The University Hosted its Inaugural Promotion and Tenure Celebration

The University hosted its inaugural celebration to honor LSU faculty who have been awarded promotion and/or tenure effective next academic year. The professional milestones the honorees reached signal outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service for which LSU is known.

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Eighty-two faculty members honored at the LSU Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation 2018

Louisiana State University recognized faculty excellence at the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation hosted at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on May 2.

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Integrative Learning Workshop

Dr. Amy Jessen-Marshall, vice president of integrative learning with the Association of American Colleges & Universities will visit LSU on April 9 & 10 as part of the university's preparation for the new Integrative Learning Core.

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FY 2018-2019 Budget Hearing Outline

The budget hearings process will provide for a greater understanding of the LSU resource allocation process, allow for more transparency of operating budget development, and link the budgeting process to the LSU strategic plan. The budget hearings will provide a framework for considering resource allocations and will do so in a manner that is both analytical and transparent.

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Chevron Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Philanthropic Donation to LSU

On Feb. 8, Chevron celebrated its longstanding partnership with LSU at a check presentation and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Chevron Center for Engineering Education housed in Patrick F. Taylor Hall.

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