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For Immediate Release
Contact: Jackie Tisdell
225.342.6950  |  jtisdell@uls.state.la.us
February 28, 2014
Former Governor Mike Foster to Be Honored at 75th Annual Conference of Louisiana Colleges & Universities
www.theclcu.com

Symposium on the Liberal Arts and "Roots and Regeneration" Focus of Two-Day Event

BATON ROUGE - Higher education officials from public and private campuses and administrative systems statewide will meet in Baton Rouge on March 6-7 for the 75th Annual Conference of Louisiana Colleges & Universities (CLCU).  On Friday morning former Governor Mike Foster will receive the 2014 CLCU Trailblazer Award.

"The Trailblazer Award honors individuals that have had significant positive impact on higher education in Louisiana.  Governor Foster provided extraordinary service and leadership in affecting policies and programs from which our colleges and universities continue to benefit," said CLCU President and University of Louisiana at Lafayette President E. Joseph Savoie.

WHAT:     Former Governor Mike Foster to Receive 2014 CLCU Trailblazer Award at the 75th Annual Conference of Louisiana Colleges & Universities

WHERE:   Salon II, Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70810

WHEN:     9:30 a.m., Friday, March 7, 2014

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The entire CLCU Conference & Liberal Arts Symposium runs from 9:30 a.m., Thursday, March 6 until 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 7

CLCU is being hosted jointly by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Louisiana Board of Regents.  State and national speakers will be divided into four themes: Roots, Branches, Winds of Change, and Regeneration.

Additionally, this year's conference is being held in conjunction with a symposium called "The Liberal Arts in a Modern University and Economy" sponsored by the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Louisiana Board of Regents. 

The full schedule of speakers and events are listed below.  For more information, visit www.theclcu.com.

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WHAT IS CLCU: The Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities was established for the purpose of advancing higher education in Louisiana.  The organization serves as a communication medium for all institutions of higher education.

WHO IS INVOLVED: CLCU is comprised of representatives from Louisiana's accredited two-year and four-year colleges and universities.  Included in this group of public and private institutions are all members of each postsecondary education management board in Louisiana.

 

 

The Liberal Arts in a Modern University and Economy

AGENDA

March 6, 2014

9:30 a.m.      Registration opens in lobby of Renaissance Hotel

10:30 a.m.    Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

  • Dr. Jim Purcell, Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education

  • Dr. Gaines Foster, LSU Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences

11:15 a.m.     Keynote Address

  • Dr. Nicholas Lemann, Professor of Journalism and Dean Emeritus, Columbia Journalism School

12:15 p.m.     Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m.       Alumni Panel: The Liberal Arts and My Career

Moderated by: Dr. Gaines Foster, LSU Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences 

 

  • Corporal Haled Saleh, Baton Rouge City Police

  • Mr. Jay Ducote, Radio Host, Blogger, and Chef

  • Ms. Stafford Kendall, Co-founder and Principal, Covalent Logic

  • Mr. Patrick Mulhearn, Executive Director, Celtic Studios

2:00 p.m.      Panel: New Developments in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Moderated by: Jack M. Weiss, Chancellor, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center

 

  • Dr. Curtis Manning, Nunez Community College

  • Dr. Karen Fontenot, Southeastern Louisiana University

  • Dr. Mark Rees, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Dr. Emily Sandoz, University of Louisiana at Lafayette


3:00 p.m.       Panel: A Workforce Perspective 

Moderated by: Dr. Larry Tremblay, Deputy Commissioner, Louisiana Board of Regents

 

  • Mr. Stephen Perry, President & CEO, New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Ms. Brigitte Neiland, VP, Workforce Development & Research, LABI

  • Ms. Susan Schowen, Workforce Initiatives Manager, LED

4:00 p.m.       Closing Remarks

 

  • Dr. Gaines Foster, LSU Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences


75th Annual Conference of Louisiana Colleges & Universities

 

AGENDA

March 6, 2014

4:00 p.m.         Registration opens in lobby of Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge

-ROOTS-

5:00 p.m.         Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

  • Dr. Joseph Savoie, President of CLCU

  • Dr. Jim Robinson, President, Association of Louisiana Faculty Senates

  • Dr. Kevin Cope, President, LSU Faculty Senate

5:45 p.m.         Keynote Address: "Promoting College Access and Success for All Students"

 

  • Dr. Laura Perna, Professor, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

6: 45 p.m.        Opening Reception


 

March 7, 2014

-BRANCHES-

9:30 a.m.         Breakfast and Presentation of 2014 CLCU Trailblazer Award to Former Governor Mike Foster

-WINDS OF CHANGE-

10:30 a.m.       Panel Discussion: Current Political Trends Affecting Higher Education

 

  • Dr. Pearson Cross, Associate Professor/Chair of the Dept. of Political Science, UL Lafayette

  • Dr. Joshua Stockley, Associate Professor of Political Science, ULM

  • Dr. Kirby Goidel, Professor of Mass Communication/Director of the Public Policy Research Lab, LSU

12:00 p.m.       Networking Lunch

 

  • Presidents Collaborative (by invite only)

  • Association of Louisiana Faculty Senates Meeting

-REGENERATION-

1:00 p.m.         The Future of Higher Education: A Student's Panel

Moderated by: Dr. Jeannine Kahn, Louisiana Board of Regent

 

  • Ms. Kyla Winey, Student President, Northwestern State University
  • Mr. Edward Leon, Student President, Delgado Community College

  • Ms. Fernanda Nascimento, Student President, Nunez Community College

  • Mr. Davante Lewis, Student President, McNeese State University

1:45 p.m.         Results from a Statewide Survey of Faculty

 

  • Ms. Emily C. Saleh, Louisiana Board of Regents

  • Dr. Monique Winfield, Southern University System

2:30 p.m.         Panel Response to Faculty Survey Findings

3:15 p.m.         CLCU Business Meeting

3:30 p.m.         Closing Remarks

 

  • Dr. E. Joseph Savoie, CLCU President

 

 


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