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Rachel E. Landry

Coordinator, Academic Area
Coordinator, Graduate Studies

3307B Patrick F. Taylor Hall
Cain Department of Chemical Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA  70803
Phone: (225) 578-3067

Educational Background

BA, Southeastern Louisiana University, 2006

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Academic - Coordinator of Graduate Studies
    • Graduate student employment & payroll
    • Graduate student advising
    • Provide academic support by ensuring graduate students & graduate faculty are up to date with current university, Graduate School, college & department policies, procedures, requirements & new developments or news pertaining to all aspects of the ChE MS & PhD programs
    • Maintain Graduate Faculty memberships
    • Coordinate graduate recruitment & admissions activities
    • Provide academic support for the graduate instructional program by compiling & organizing departmental data & materials for assessment & accreditation reviews (SACS/ABET)
  • Financial - Grant Coordinator
    • Provide financial support by researching, analyzing, synthesizing & communicating financial information & data for external grant accounts
    • Monitor external grant accounts & process paperwork
    • Use data to develop budget & financial plans for external grant accounts
  • Administrative
    • Train staff & student workers
    • Manage departmental website
    • Compose/edit Chemical Engineering Alumni Newsletter
    • Alumni liaison