LSU Search Committee continues to interview candidates for next University President

Local News

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- The LSU Search Committee met again on Tuesday to interview candidates for the universities next president position.

The following five candidates joined a public zoom interview:

  • Kelvin Droegemeier, Ph.D.
    Former Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) (2021)
    United States Federal Government
  • Ronald (Ron) Clark, M.A. Major General & Chief of Staff, United States Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii United States Army
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret) Jeffrey (Jeff) Talley, Ph.D. ,President & CEO The P3i Group, LLC
  • William (Bill) Tate, IV, Ph.D. U of SC Education Foundation Distinguished Professor and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs University of South Carolina

The first three candidates were interviewed on Monday, April 26.

The only female candidate, Mary Ann Rankin, has withdrawn from the search process.

Interim LSU President, Tom Galligan withdrew from consideration last week.

The agenda for the meeting on Tuesday can be found here.

On Friday the Search Committee will meet to choose candidates to be interviewed by the LSU Board of Supervisors.

The following candidates were selected to be invited to campus for the next round of interviews:

  • Kelvin Droegemeier, Ph.D., Former Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) (2021) United States Federal Government
  • James (Jim) Henderson, D.M., System President and Chief Executive Officer University of Louisiana System
  • William (Bill) Tate IV, Ph.D., University of South Carolina Education Foundation Distinguished Professor and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories