News from the Office of Academic Affairs

Brookshire Scholars Event

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Integrative Learning Workshop

Dr. Amy Jessen-Marshall, vice president of integrative learning with the Association of American Colleges & Universities will visit LSU on April 9 & 10 as part of the university's preparation for the new Integrative Learning Core.

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FY 2018-2019 Budget Hearing Outline

The budget hearings process will provide for a greater understanding of the LSU resource allocation process, allow for more transparency of operating budget development, and link the budgeting process to the LSU strategic plan. The budget hearings will provide a framework for considering resource allocations and will do so in a manner that is both analytical and transparent.

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Chevron Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Philanthropic Donation to LSU

On Feb. 8, Chevron celebrated its longstanding partnership with LSU at a check presentation and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Chevron Center for Engineering Education housed in Patrick F. Taylor Hall.

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Tiger Days

LSU’s Learning and Teaching Collaborative is announcing a new program, Tiger Days, a week of open classroom visits, with faculty visiting classrooms across campus. This is a way to highlight and promote the quality instruction occurring across campus and to allow faculty see their colleagues in action.

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University Launches the Center for Collaborative Knowledge

A fully faculty-driven enterprise, the Center for Collaborative Knowledge has been designated one of the 10 major initiatives in the 2025 Strategic Plan.

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Dr. Scott Wilks Granted $1.92M to Enhance Social Work Labor Force in Louisiana

Dr. Scott E. Wilks, associate professor in the LSU College of Human Sciences and Education, has been granted a four-year, $1.92 million funded project from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

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Learning & Teaching Collaborative to Host Annual Faculty Colloquium

The Learning & Teaching Collaborative (LTC) to host its annual Faculty Colloquium on effective teaching and learning, co-sponsored by Campus Federal Credit Union,  will feature Dr. Ken Bain, best-selling author of What the Best College Teachers Do. This year's colloquium will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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LSU Boyd Professor O’Connell Retires After 53-Year Career

Robert F. O’Connell, PhD, LSU Boyd professor, has retired after a distinguished career as a researcher, administrator and mentor. He joined the faculty of the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy in January 1964 as a tenure-track assistant professor.

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Change to Undergraduate Incomplete Grade Policy

The policy regarding undergraduates receiving incomplete grades changed with the 2017-18 LSU General Catalog.

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APIC Committee Conducting Survey of SHORTS Travel

The Administrative Process Improvement Committee (APIC) is conducting a study, as requested by Faculty Senate, to document faculty and staff travel experiences with Short’s Travel.

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I am...Collaborative: Dr. Pam Blanchard

An integral component of the LSU Strategic Plan 2025 focuses on six key values that the university inculcates in its faculty, staff and students. They are creative, culturally adept, innovative, transformative, globally engaged, and collaborative. The strategic plan video vignette features faculty, staff and students that epitomize the values established in the strategic plan at LSU. Throughout the video series, LSU community members will demonstrate how their work is connecting the university to the citizens of our city, state and world.

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