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Catalog/Bulletin 2012-2013 
Catalog/Bulletin 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Governing Boards


The Board of Supervisors Louisiana State University System

LOCATION: 104B System Bldg.
3810 W. Lakeshore Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
PHONE: (225) 578-2154
FAX: (225) 578-5524

The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College serves as the management board for the Louisiana State University System. The Board is composed of 16 members who serve overlapping terms of six years.

Two members are appointed from each congressional district and one member from the state at large. As provided by the Louisiana Constitution, the Board also has a student member who serves a one-year term.


Mr. Garret “Hank” Danos

Past Chairman

Mr. James W. Moore, Jr.

Board Members

Mr. Ronald R. Anderson, Baton Rouge
Mr. R. Blake Chatelain, Alexandria
Mr. Garret “Hank” Danos, Larose
Ms. Ann Duplessis, New Orleans
Dr. John George, Shreveport
Mr. Stanley J. Jacobs, New Orleans
Mr. Raymond Lasseigne, Bossier City
Mr. Jack E. Lawton, Jr., Lake Charles
Mr. Rolfe McCollister, Baton Rouge
Mr. James W. Moore, Jr., Monroe
Mr. Justin T. Mannino. Baton Rouge (student)
Mr. J. Stephen Perry, New Orelans
Mr. Robert “Bobbie” Yarborough, Baton Rouge

The Board of Regents for Higher Education for the State of Louisiana

LOCATION: 1201 North Third Street, Suite 6200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
PHONE: (225) 342-4253
FAX: (225) 342-9318

The Board of Regents for Higher Education of the State of Louisiana was created by the Constitution of 1974 with 15 members on the Board, as prescribed in the Constitution. A student member was added by constitutional amendment in 1980. Fifteen of the members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate for overlapping terms of six years, and the student member serves a one-year term beginning June 1 of each year after being selected from the Council of Student Body Presidents-Elect of the colleges and universities under the jurisdiction of the Board. The Board of Regents has the power to revise or eliminate existing programs, departments and divisions; to study and/or recommend the creation of a new higher-education institution or management board; to formulate and revise a master plan for higher education; to recommend budgets for all institutions of higher education to the Governor and the Legislature; and to perform all other duties as prescribed by law. (Constitution of 1974, Article VIII, Section 5; Act 313 of the Louisiana Legislature, 1975 Regular Session)


Robert Levy, Ruston

Vice Chairman

Charlotte Bollinger, Lockport


Joseph C. Wiley, Baton Rouge

Board Members

Scott Ballard, Covington
Robert J. Bruno, Covington
Maurice C. Durbin, Denham Springs
Joseph P. Farr, Monroe
William “Bill” Fenstermaker, Lafayette
Chris D. Gorman, Shreveport
Donna Guinn Klein, New Orleans
Roy O. Martin, III, Alexandria
John D. Mineo, IV, New Orleans (student)
W. Clinton “Bubba” Rasberry, Jr., Shreveport
Albert D. Sam II, Baton Rouge
Victor T. Stelly, Lake Charles
Harold M. Stokes, Metairie

Commissioner of Higher Education

Jim Percell