Board of Supervisors

 

Our Mission

The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College manages the University which is tasked as the state’s research leader, offering degrees at the highest level of learning, providing educational and business services to the people of the state, and overseeing the state’s safety net hospital system. The Board advocates for the notion that LSU can provide nationally competitive experiences without having to leave the state.

BOARD DUTIES AND APPOINTMENTS

The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is established by Article 8, Section 7 of the Louisiana Constitution. It is a constitutionally empowered board granted the authority and responsibility to “supervise and manage the institutions, statewide agricultural programs, and other programs administered through its system. ”The constitution provides that the membership of the board is composed of two members from each congressional district and three members from the state at large, appointed by the governor with confirmation of the Senate. Those members serve six-year terms, which are staggered. In addition, a student member is selected to serve a one-year term.

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The LSU Summer Commencement in August 2022.Louisiana Higher Education Board Dinner in August 2022.Louisiana Higher Education Board Dinner in August 2022.Louisiana Higher Education Board Dinner in August 2022.

LSU Supervisors take part in a luncheon in July 2022 to celebrate LSU alumna Diane Goyette and husband Henry for their generous donation to the LSU Early Childhood Education Institute.Board of Supervisors Chair-elect Valencia Sarpy Jones is sworn in at the June 2022 board meeting in Baton Rouge.Board of Supervisors student member Lizzie Shaw is sworn in at the June 2022 board meeting in Baton Rouge.LSU Day at the Capitol in April 2022.

LSU Day at the Capitol in April 2022.Board of Supervisors tour of the Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport in April 2022.University Lakes Project news conference in April 2022.LSU-Alexandria commencement ceremony in December 2021.

 

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