Sep 20, 2021  
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog

Administration, Faculty, and Staff



Administration

Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Paul Coreil Chancellor
Vacant Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications
Melinda Anderson                 Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations and  Executive Director of the LSUA Foundation
Bob Austin Interim Director of Athletics
Shelly Gill Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management
Chad Gauthier Safety and Risk Manager

Office of Academic Affairs

Dr. John Rowan Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dr. Eamon Halpin Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Jerri Weston University Registrar
Teresa Seymour Director of Distance Learning
Scott Colley Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Connie Cooper Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
 

College of Business

  Dr. Randall Dupont Dean
  Dr. Kent Lachney Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance
  Rafael Romero Chair, Department of Management and Marketing
 

College of Health and Human Services

  Dr. Haywood Joiner Dean
  Melissa Whitley Interim Chair, Department of Allied Health
  Dr. Arlene Duos Chair, Department of Education
  Dr. Catherine Cormier Chair, School of Nursing
 

College of Liberal Arts

  Dr. Elizabeth Beard Dean
  Jessica Thacker Chair, Department of Communication and Arts
  Dr. Holly Wilson Chair, Department of English and Humanities
 

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

    Dr. Nathan Ponder    Dean
  Dr. Nathan Sammons         Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
  Dr. Jessica Ringo Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  Dr. Prakash Ghimire Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
 

College of Social Sciences

  Dr. Mary Treuting Dean  
  Beth Whittington Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
  Dr. James Rogers Chair, History, Political Science and Disaster Science
  Dr. Robert Wright Chair, Department of Psychology
 

Alexandria Museum of Art

  Catherine Pears Executive Director
 

Library Services

  Michelle Riggs Waller Interim Director

Office of Finance and Administrative Services

  Deron Thaxton Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Services
 

Accounting Services

  Zachary McLendon Director
 

Budget

  Lisa Smith Director
 

Children’s Center

  Sarah Corley Director
 

Facility Services

  Kevin Vercher Executive Director

Human Resource Management

  Lynette Burlew Director

Information and Educational Technology Services

  Jason Normand  Executive Director

Division of Enrollment and Student Engagement

Dr. Abbey Bain Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Student Engagement

Residential Life

  Michael Courson Director
 

Health Center

 
  Michelle Rozas Nurse Practitioner

LSU Board of Supervisors

Monica Aguilera, LSUA Student Body President Student Representative 05/31/22
Glen J. Armentor 3rd Congressional District 06/01/22
Laurie Lipsey Aronson Member-at-Large 06/01/26
Jack A. “Jay” Blossman, Jr. 1st Congressional District 06/01/24
B. Wayne Brown 4th Congressional District 06/01/24
Robert S. Dampf (Chair) 6th Congressional District 06/01/24
Lee Mallet Member-at-Large 06/01/24
Raymond R. “Randy” Morris 5th Congressional District 06/01/26
Patrick C. Morrow 5th Congressional District 06/01/26
Valencia Sarpy Jones 4th Congressional District 06/01/22
Remy Voisin Starns (Chair-elect) 1st Congressional District 06/01/2024
Collis B. Temple Jr. 6th Congressional District 06/01/2026
Mary L. Werner (Past Chair) 3rd Congressional District 06/01/24
James M. Williams 2nd Congressional District 06/01/22
Jimmie M Woods 2nd Congressinal District 06/02/24
Richard E. Zuschlag Member-at-Large 06/01/22

LSU System Executives

Dr. William Tate IV President
Dr. Stacia Haynie Executive Vice President and Provost
Donna K. Torres Interim Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO

LSUA Foundation Board

Lawrence S. Searcy, Jr., Chair

Spencer Martin, Immediate Past Chair

Ex Officio Members

Dr. Paul Coreil, LSUA Chancellor

Melinda F. Anderson, LSUA Assistant Vice Chancelllor for Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations and Executive Director, LSUA Foundation

Deron Thaxton, LSUA Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Services

Robert Cavanaugh, Emeritus, Ex-Officio

Charles Weems, Emeritus, Ex-Officio

Board Members

Lawrence Searcy, Chair
Spencer Martin, Immediate Past Chair
Aloysia Ducote, Treasurer
Paul Bordelon
Mark Brown
Julia Callis
Blake Chatelain
Jason Cobb
Michael Crowell
Daryl Deshotel
Kyle Downs
William “Bill” Fontenot
Dr. Robert J. Freedman, Jr.
Roderick Hill
Christopher Karam
Trish Leleux
Gerald Long
Benjamin A. Luke
Everardo (Eddie) Ponce
Deborah Randolph
Nell Shehee
Glenda Stock Smith
Stephen Wright

Faculty and Professional Staff

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Adams, Steven, Head Baseball Coach.
Adams, Tiffany, Office Assistant.
Alai, Eric, Instructor of English; B.A., Illinois State University; M.A., Western Illinois University.
Alexander, Patricia, Financial Aid Counselor, B.S., Louisiana College.
Allen, John, Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.
Alwell, Beverly, Instructor; B.S., Colorado Technical University; M.B.A., Upper Iowa University.
Anderson, Madilyn, Collections Assistant, Alexandria Museum of Art; B.A., Louisiana State University.
Anderson, Melinda, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the LSUA Foundation; B.S., Mary Baldwin College.
Austin, Bob, Head Women’s Basketball Coach/Assistant Athletic Director; B.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage; M.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
Bain, Abbey, Vice Chancellor Enrollment and Student Engagement; B.S., M.Ed., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Barnes, Sarah, Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology; B.S., Northwestern State University (LA); M.B.A., LSU Shreveport.
Bates, E’Layzha, Admissions Counselor/Recruiter; B.G.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Beard, Elizabeth, Associate Professor of English; Dean, College of Liberal Arts; B.S., Spring Hill College; M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Blackwell, Alice, Professor of English; B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Blair, Cindy, Manager of Education and Virtual Programming, Alexandria Museum of Art; B.F.A., Louisiana State University; M.F.A., University at Albany.
Bonnette, Gregory, Utility Plant Director.
Bordelon, Angela, Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.D.N., Louisiana State University at Alexandria; B.S.N., M.S.N., Northwestern State University (LA).
Bovey, Seth, Professor of English; B.S., M.A., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.
Bowers, Susan, Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., Berry College; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University.
Bradford, Lisa, Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.S.N., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  
Brownlee, Trenton, B.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
Bryant, Haley, Advising and Retention Specialist; Bachelors, M.S., Mississippi State University.                                             
Burch, Adam, Head Softball Coach.
Burch, Annalyn, Co-Head Softball Coach.
Burlew, Lynette, Director of Human Resource Management; B.S., Louisiana Tech University.
Calbeck, William S., Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Virginia Tech; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
Carroll, Laura, Instructor; M.B.A., Colorado Technical U; J.D. LSU (Baton Rouge).
Chatelain, Meagan, Financial Aid Counselor; B.L.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Chauvin, Lorin, Online Admissions Counselor; B.S., Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge).
Colley, Scott, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness; B.S., M.B.A., University of Rio Grande.
Coody, Brandi, Transcript Evaluation Coorindator, B.S., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
Collins, Donald, Police Chief.
Cooper, Connie, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; B.L.S., LSUA; M.Ed., University of Phoenix (Baton Rouge).
Corbat, Carol, Professor of Biology; B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia.
Cordaro, Larry, Men’s Head Basketball Coach/ Louisiana State University at Alexandria Athletic Department Director of Community Relations and External Marketing; B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University.
Coreil, Paul, Chancellor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana.
Corley, Sarah, Director of Children’s Center; B.S. Angelo State University; M.S.W. University of Texas at Arlington
Cormier, Catherine, Chair, School of Nursing, and Professor of Nursing; B.S., St. Anselm College; M.S.N., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Cormier, Danette, Lead Teacher; Children’s Center.
Courson, Michael, Director of Residential Life, B.S. Arkansas State University; M.A., LSU (Baton Rouge).
Cox, Nina, Coordinator of International Programs, B.A. Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand; M.B.A., City University of Seattle.
Creel, Amy, Coordinator of Testing Center, B.A., Northwestern State University (LA).
Davis, June, Visitor Services, Alexandria Museum of Art; B.A., Northwestern State University (LA).
Descant, Melinda, Head Tennis Coach, B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana.
Doyle, Catherine, Assistant Professor of Nursing; M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University; D.N.S., Touro College.
Duck, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor of Allied Health; B.S., M.H.I.M., Louisiana Tech University.
Ducote, Joshua, PC Support Specialist.
Dumancas, Gerard, Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S, University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.
Duos, Arlene, Associate Professor of Education; Chair of Department of Education; B.S., Louisiana State University; M.A., Northwestern State University (LA); Ed.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Dupont, Randall, Dean, College of Business; Professor of Management; M.B.A., University of Mobile; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.
Dupuy, Abby, Advising and Retention Specialist; B.S., LSUA.
Edwards, Hayley, Administrative Manager (Continuing Education), B.A., M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University.
Eddlemon, Lynn, Staff Accountant and Gift Processor; B.S., LSU (Baton Rouge).
Elder, Richard, Professor of Psychology; B.S., M.S., Fort Hays State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.
Ellington, Brenda, Associate Professor of Reading; B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.Ed., University of Southwestern Louisiana; Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Elmore, Owen, Professor of English; B.A., Athens State University; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Auburn University.
Firmin, Cynthia, Office Assistant; A.S. Louisiana College.
Fletcher, Jeffrey, Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., Brigham Young University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah.
Fowler, Laura, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor; A.S., Louisiana Tech University,
Fox, Georgia, Retention and Advising Specialist; B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.Ed., University of New Orleans.
Funderburk, Caleb, Admissions Counselor/Recruiter; B.A., Louisiana College.
Gallagher, Bernard, Professor of English; B.A., M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton.
Gallagher, Debbie, Assistant Professor/Pharmacy Technology Coordinator; B.S., University of Louisiana Monroe.
Gallent, Jenny, Office Manager, Alexandria Museum of Art; B.A., Louisiana Polytechnic Institute.
Gaspard, Rhonda, Learning Resource Center Coordinator; A.D.N, A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Gaspard, Rusty, Librarian; B.A., Louisiana College; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.
Gauthier, Chad, Safety and Risk Manager, B.S. LSUA; M.S. University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Gautreaux, Kody, Assistant Head Baseball Coach; Bachelor, Louisiana State University at Alexandria; M.S., Northwestern State University, LA.
Gerber, Federico, Coordinator of Events and Operations, B.S., LSUA.
Ghimire, Prakash, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Chair of Department of Mathematics and Computer Science; B.S., M.S., Tribhuvan University; Ph.D., Auburn University.
Gill, Julie, Professor of Kinesiology; B.A., Louisiana College; M.Ed., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Gill, Shelly, Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management; A.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria; B.A., Louisiana State University.
Gilliland, Sandra, Associate Professor of Psychology; T.H.M., M.A.M.F., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Guidry, Ryan, Assistant to the Director of Distance Learning.
Gupta, Renu, Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S. PAU, India; M.S.T., University of Wisconsin; Ed.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
Gurjar, Purujit, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.
Halpin, Eamon, Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of English; B.A., M.A., University College Dublin, Ireland; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Hamilton, Candace, Transfer Coorindator; B.S., University of Lafayette.
Harold, Julie, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Northwestern State University, LA.
Harper, Robert, Instructor of Theatre; B.M., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.Mus., Florida State University.
Hathorn, Conley, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Lamar University; M.Ed., Lamar University; Ed.D., Stephen F. Austin State University.
Hathorn, Tina, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., M.Ed., Lamar University.
Hay, Jon, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine; B.S. Northwest Missouri State University; Med, Valdosta State University.
Helmer, Olivia, Director of Development and Community Relations, Alexandria Museum of Art; B.A., Univeristy of Florida; M.A., University of East Anglia.
Hill, Nannette, One-Stop Operator & SBDC Coordinator.
Hirchak, Andrew, Manager, Student Records Systems; B.S., LSUA.
Hudson, Sheila, Assistant Registrar; B.L.S., Louisiana State University; M.A., Southern New Hampshire University.
Innerarity, Jennifer, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette; M.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.
Jacobs, Whitney, Online Admissions Counselor; B.S., LSUA.
James, Sarita, Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., Northwestern State University (LA); M.S.N., Loyola University; Ph.D., Walden University.
Johnson, Jeremy, Assistant Baseball Coach.
Joiner, Jr., Haywood, Dean, College of Health and Human Services; Associate Professor of Allied Health; B.S., Grambling State University; M.Ed., Northwestern State University (LA); Ed.D., Grambling State University.
Jones, Ginger, Professor of English; B.A., Quincy University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia.
Jones, Robert, Associate Professor of Economics; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.
Ke, Guoyi, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.
Kidder, Peggy, Lead Teacher, Children’s Center.
King, Darilyn, Staff Accountant.
Kite, Workineh, Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.
Knight, Summer, Staff Accountant; B.A., McNeese State University; M.B.A., LSU Shreveport.
Kumar, Sona, Associate Professor of Allied Health, B.S., M.S., Punjab Agricultural University (India).
LaBorde, Melissa, Associate Professor of Communication Studies; B.A., M.A., Northeast Louisiana University.
Lachney, Kent, CPA; Assistant Professor of Accounting; Chair of Department of Accounting and Finance; B.S., NSU (LA); M.A., Criswell College; M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University; D.B.A., Liberty University.
Langford, Harold, Professor of Management; Scott O. Brame Endowed Chair; B.S., Clemson University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University.
Lecher, Alexandra, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S. Ohio University; M.S.N., Western Governors University.
Li, Long, Associate Professor of CMIS, B.A., Sichuan University (China); M.S., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.
Lipsey, Ethan, Director of First Year Experience Program; B.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria; M.A., Louisiana State University.
Lowery, Yvette, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S. Norfolk State University; M.S.N., Jacksonville University; D.S.N. South University.
Lucas, Olivia, Financial Aid Counselor.
Lueder, Tanya, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Malone, Haylee, Coordinator of Student Life; B.L.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria; M.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe; M.Ed., Abilene Christian University.
Manuel, Daniel, Coordinator of Title IX, Disability Services, and Safety and Risk Management; B.A., M.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Marks, John, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., M.P.A., Georgia College and State University; Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.
Marshall, Leesia, Assistant Professor of Biology, B.S., Christopher Newport University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas.
Massey, Jeffrey, Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships; B.A., University of Southern Mississippi.
Mathis, Julie, Health Center Coordinator.
McCandless, Bradley, Systems Analyst and Developer; B.S., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
McLendon, Zachary, Director of Accounting Services; B.A., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
McMillan, Martha, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., L.C., M.S.N., Western Governors University.
Meche-Miller, Kristen, Operations Manager; B.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Moses, Tracey, Program Coordinator.
Myers, Tess, Assistant Professor, Allied Health; B.S.N., Northwestern State University (LA); Masters, Midwestern State University.
Myrick, Susan, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Louisiana State University; M.Ed., Louisiana State University.
Nangia, Shonu, Professor of Foreign Languages; B.A., M.A., Jawarharial Nehru University, India; Ph.D., Wayne State University.
Negatu, Zeleke, Professor of Biology; B.S., M.S., Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Nelson, Ashley, Assistant to Dean; B.S., Upper Iowa University.
Noles, Nancy, Manager of Operations and Outreach; B.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
Normand, Jason, Executive Director of IET Services; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Norton, Kaitlyn, Senior Associate Director of Admissions; B.G.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Ordes, Kerry, Professor of Political Science; B.G.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Orleans.
Parish, Nathaniel, Multimedia Coordinator; B.A., LSUA.
Parks, Melissa, Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., M.Ed., McNeese State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Parvez, Sultan, Professor of Physics; B.S., M.S., Jahangirnagar University, M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Pears, Catherine, Executive Director, Alexandria Museum of Art; B.F.A., Louisiana State University; M.A., Northwestern State University (LA).
Perry, Jan, Financial Aid Administrative Assistant.
Peterson, Lauren, Assistant Director of Sports Medicine; B.S., San Diego State University.
Pittman, Laurie, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., M.S., Northwestern State University, LA.
Ponder, Nathan, Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Louisiana Tech University; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; M.S., The University of Texas at Dallas; Ph.D., Tulane University.
Poropat, Michael, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Athletic Director; B.A., Missouri Baptist University; M.A., Fontbonne University.
Prejean, Kasie, Advising and Retention Specialist; B.S., LSU (BR); M.S., University of Louisiana, Lafayette.
Purifoy, Sandra, Instructor of Biology; B.S., Louisiana College; M.S., Louisiana Tech University.
Randall, Jory, Facility Technician, LSUA Downtown.
Riggs, Michelle, Archivist and Librarian; Interim Director of Library Services; B.A., Northeastern State University (OK); M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.
Ringo, Jessica, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics; B.S., University of Louiville; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.
Robinson, Richard, Network Analyst; B.S., Louisiana Tech University.
Rogers, James, L., II, Professor of History; Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Disaster Science; B.A., M.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Rolfes, Fred, Instructor of Mathematics; A.B., Princeton University; M.A., University of California at Los Angeles; M.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana; M.A., University of Texas at Austin.
Romero Moreno, Rafael, Instructor of General Business; B.A., Central American University; L.L.M., M.A., Vanderbilt University.
Rowan, John, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.
Rozas, Michelle, Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N., University of Lafayette, Monroe.
Sammons, Nathan, Associate Professor of Biology; Chair, Department of Biological Sciences; B.S., Oklahoma City University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.
Sandoval, Cynthia, Counselor; M.S., University of Texas.
Seymour, Teresa, Director of Distance Learning; B.S., M.A., Louisiana Tech University.
Shanks, David, Instructor of Communication Studies; B.A., Auburn University at Montgomery; M.A., Texas State University.
Simek, Haley, Transfer/Curriculum Data Specialist.
Simmons, Jeremy, Associate Professor of Fine Arts; B.S.Ed., B.F.A., Emporia State University; M.F.A., Indiana University.
Simons, Elizabeth, Pre-Nursing Advisor; B.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria; B.A., M.A., Louisiana Tech University.
Sinkhwal, Suman, Systems Analyst and Developer; M.S., Louisiana Tech University,
Slider, Chancey, Senior Executive Assistant to the Chancellor; B.S., LSUA; M.B.A., LSU Shreveport.
Smith, Lisa, Director of Budget and Planning; B.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Stacey, Christopher, Professor of History; B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Mississippi.
Starks, Amie, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
Stokes, Matthew, Instructor of ESL and English; B.A., Louisiana College; M.A., Louisiana Tech University.
Stumpf, Christof, Professor of Biology; M.S., Vienna University, Austria; Ph.D., University of Tennessee.
Sunderhaus, Mary, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Dayton; M.Ed., M.S.N., Northwestern State University.
Thacker, Jessica, Instructor of Communication Studies; Chair, Department of Communication and Arts; B.A., East Texas Baptist University; M.A., Baylor University.
Thaxton, Deron, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Services; A.S., B.S., Northwestern State University (LA); M.S.N.A., LSU Shrevport
Thaxton, Shere’, Development Coordinator for LSUA and LSUA Foundation; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Thomas, Cynthia, Associate Professor of Psychology, B.S., Southern University; M.Ed., Bowie State University; Ph.D., Howard University.
Thomas, Sanhya, Assistant Professor of Nursing, M.S.N, Walden University.
Thorne, Kyle, Associate Men’s Basketball Coach; B.S., LSUA; M.S., Louisiana Tech University.
Treuting, Mary, Dean, College of Social Science; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Trotter, James, Golf Course Manager and Campus Beautification Coordinator; B.S., Louisiana State University.
Vercher, Kevin, Executive Director of Facility Services; B.S., Louisiana Technical University,
Wagner, Takeyra, Educational Technology Specialist, B.A., University of Tennessee.
Waller, Michael, Systems Administration Librarian; B.G.S., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.
Weidner, Amber, Transcript Evaluator; B.A., Louisiana College.
Weston, Jerri, Registrar; B.A., M.Ed., Montana State University.
Whitley, Melissa, Associate Professor of Radiologic Technology; B.S., McNeese State University; M.S., Midwestern State University.
Whittington, Beth, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice; B.A., M.A., Northeast Louisiana University.
Williams, Russell, Assistant Custodian Supervisor;
Wilson, Holly, Chair, Department of English and Humanities, and Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.
Wimmert, Kathryn, Student Development Specialist; B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Northwestern State University (LA).
Wood, Deborah, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Northwestern State University (LA).
Wright, Bradly, Facilities Assistant and Preparator for Alexandria Museum of Art.
Wright, Michael, Instructor of Criminal Justice; A.A., Pensacola Jr. College; B.S., M.S., Florida State University.
Wright, Robert, Chair, Department of Psychology; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Wu, Min, Associate Professor of Communication Studies; B. A., Nankai University (China); M. A., Peking University (China); Ph.D., Purdue University.
Young, Brittany, Advising and Retention Specialist; B.A., LSU (BR); M.A., North Carolina A&T State University.
Young, Karlisha, Infant Teacher, Children’s Center.

Faculty and Administrative Emeriti

Barber, Patsy K.
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

Beckerdite, Fred W.
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Burns, Anna C.
Professor Emeritus of Books and Libraries

Cavanaugh, Robert
Chancellor Emeritus

Chandler, Percy R.
Professor Emeritus of Accounting, Marketing, and Management

Chasteen, Nina
Professor Emeritus of English

Chen, Isaac
Professor Emeritus of Physics and Mathematics

Connell, III, Walter E.
Professor Emeritus of Astronomy

DeLee, James
Professor Emeritus of Education

Eakin, Sue L. (deceased)
Professor Emeritus of History

Firnberg, James W.
Professor Emeritus of Education and Chancellor Emeritus

Gormanous, Greg
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Huey, David
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Malone, W. Wayne (deceased)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Martin, Benjamin F.
Professor Emeritus of Biology and Chancellor Emeritus

McSparrin, Bernard H.
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Melebeck, Claude B.
Professor Emeritus of Speech

Odom, Barbara W. (deceased)
Professor Emeritus of Nursing

Smith, Hugh C.
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Wells, Darthon V. (deceased)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Endowed Chairs

Alumni and Friends Endowed Chair in Business

Howard and Eloise Mulder Endowed Chair in the Arts

Scott O. Brame/CLECO Endowed Chair in Finance

Bolton Award for Teaching Excellence

The Bolton Award for Teaching Excellence is presented annually to the full-time faculty member who best exemplifies the university’s commitment to teaching, service, and professional development. Previous recipients are listed below.

Cynthia Thomas 2020-21
Sarita James 2019-20
Nathan Sammons 2018-19
Anne Chevalier 2017-18
Robert Wright 2016-17
Richard Elder 2015-16
Mary Kay Sunderhaus 2014-15
Alicia Book 2013-14
Bernard Gallagher 2012-13
Susan Sullivan 2011-12
Shonu Nangia 2010-11
Elaine Beck 2009-10
Clarence Golemon 2008-09
Callum Johnston 2007-08
Beth Whittington 2006-07
David Huey 2005-06
Dorene Fox 2004-05
Not Awarded 2003-04
Mary Treuting 2002-03
Jerry Sanson 2001-02
Glenn DiStefano 2000-01
Claude Melebeck 1999-00
Brenda Cook 1998-99
Michael Collins 1997-98
Dottye Morton 1996-97
Walter Connell 1995-96
Gloria Shelby 1994-95
Marcia Armand 1993-94
William Ellis Powell 1992-93
James Gauthier 1991-92
Wanda Guidry 1990-91
Jerry Myrick 1989-90
Wayne Malone 1988-89

Endowed Professorships

Barbara M. Martin Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Capital One Bank Endowed Professorship in Business
Carolyn Cole Saunders Endowed Professorship
Charles Adrian Vernon and William K. Childs Endowed Professorship
Cliffe E. Laborde Endowed Professorship in Education
F. Hugh Coughlin Endowed Professorship
Frances Holt Freedman Endowed Professorship in History
Henry Dade Foote Family Endowed Professorship
Howard M. and Eloise Ferris Mulder Endowed Professorship #1
Howard M. and Eloise Ferris Mulder Endowed Professorship #2
Howard M. and Eloise Ferris Mulder Endowed Professorship #3
Huie Dellmon Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts and Science
Huie Dellmon Endowed Professorship in Science
J. H. Johnson Endowed Professorship in Business Administration
Jack and Sue Ellen Jackson Endowed Professorship in Education
Jenkins-Mulder Endowed Professorship in Business
Joanne Lyles White Endowed Professorship in Education
Mark Eugene Howard Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts
Rapides Regional Medical Center Endowed Professorship in Radiologic Technology
Richard Gwartney Endowed Professorship
Robert Rife Saunders Endowed Professorship
Roy and Vinita Martin Endowed Professorship in Math and Sciences
Roy O. Martin Endowed Professorship in Business
Roy O. Martin Lumber Company Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Vinita Johnson Martin Endowed Professorship

Faculty Senate 2021-2022

College of Business

  Accounting and Finance Beverly Alwell
  Management and Marketing TBA
 

College of Health and Human Services

  Allied Health Sarah Barnes
  Education Julie Gill (Parliamentarian)
  Nursing Deborah Wood (Secretary)
 

College of Liberal Arts

  Communication, Language, and Arts Melissa Laborde (President)
  English and Humanities TBA
 

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

    Biological Sciences Carol Corbat (Vice President)
  Chemistry and Physics       TBA
  Mathematics and Computer Science TBA
 

College of Social Sciences

  Criminal Justice Jennifer Innerarity  
  History, Political Science, and Disaster Science Kerry Ordes
  Psychology Richard Elder
 

Library Services

Michelle Riggs Waller

Staff Senate 2021-2022

Takeyra Wagoner President
TBA Vice President
Kaitlyn Norton Secretary/Treasurer
TBA Parliamentarian
Donald Collins Senator - Category 1
June Guillory Senator - Category 3
Daniel Manuel Senator - Category 3
Richard Robinson Senator - Category 4
Junita Silas Senator - Category 4
Vacant Senator - Cateogry 5
Vacant Senator - Category 6
Vacant Senator - Category 7

*New Staff Senate elected every July.

Classified Staff

Armand, Jamie, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Belgard, Titus, Library Specialist 2; B.A., Louisiana College; M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi.
Blackburn, Kay, Administrative Program Specialist A; B.A., Houston Baptist University; M.Ed., Northwestern State University (LA).
Blue, Sharon, Custodian 2.
Brown, Marty, Police Sergeant A.
Byrd, Terry, Custodian 2.
Cockerham, Adam, Police Officer 3-A.
Cook, Bryan, Custodian 2.
Dauzat, Martha, Library Specialist 2.
Davis, Candy, Administrative Assistant 4.
Fontanille, Joseph, Custodian 2.
Franks, Montez, Administrative Coordinator 4.
Gagnard, David, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Gauthier, Heather, Information Technical Support Analyst 2.
Green, Claudette, Custodian 2.
Gremillion, Sandra, Administrative Assistant 3.
Guillory, June, Human Resources Analyst C; B.S., Northwestern State University (LA); M.S., Louisiana State University.
Guillot, Nevaeh, Custodian 2.
Hill, Gloria, Administrative Coordinator 2; A.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Holmes, Jamie, Administrative Assistant 3.
Jeansonne, Donald, Operating Engineer Master.
King, Kimberly, Administrative Assistant 3.
Lemoine, Mary, Procurement Specialist 3; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Marcelle, Eric, Horticultural Attendant.
Marshall, Sherterica, Custodian 2.
Mboungou, Rodrigue, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Miles, Robert, Mobile Equipment Operator I.
Mire, Preston, Operating Engineer Master.
Mitchell, James, Maintenance Foreman.
Morein, Jeanie, Administrative Assistant 4.
Norris, Billy, Custodian 2.
Phillips, Sadie, Administrative Coordinator 4; A.A.S., Louisiana Technical College; A.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Reed, Beverly, Administrative Coordinator 4.
Scheideler, Michael, Police Officer 3-A.
Silas, Junetha, Accounting Technician; B.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Smith, Linda, Administrative Assistant 3; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Stephens, Lisa, Administrative Assistant 3.
Victorian, James, Police Officer 3-A.
Villemarette, Victoria, Administrative Coordinator 3; A.A., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
Waggy, Jeffrey, Operating Engineer 2.
Wallace, LaMona, Administrative Assistant 5.
Watkins, Lisa, Custodian 2.
West, Renee, Administrative Assistant 3; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
White Angela, Administrative Assistant 3.
Wiggins, Brandon, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Williams, Harriet, Custodian 2, Children’s Center.
Williams, Mechelle, Police Officer 3-A.