Office of the President

 

LSU President William F. Tate IV

First 100 Days Photo Gallery

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at Summer Commencement 2021

LSU President William F. Tate IV putts with students on the first day of classes.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits with radiology technicians at LSU Eunice.

LSU President William F. Tate IV attends his first Board of Supervisors meeting.

LSU President William F. Tate IV tours LSU Health-New Orleans

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits LSU of Alexandria.

LSU President William F. Tate IV tours Pennington Biomedical.

LSU President William F. Tate IV meets with the Staff Senate.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits Tiger TV studio.

LSU President William F. Tate IV arrives for his first day on the job.

LSU President William F. Tate IV meets people at a restaurant near campus.

LSU President William F. Tate IV meets with the media on his first day on the job.

LSU President William F. Tate IV with Mike the Tiger.

President Tate and Kim Mulkey

On Par Podcast

In "On Par with the President," LSU President William F. Tate IV chats with members of the LSU community who are at the top of their game.

In this episode, President William F. Tate IV speaks to LSU Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Mulkey. Mulkey, a Louisiana native, has won six national championships, is a nine-time Hall of Famer, and an Olympian. She shares her own experiences playing youth sports, the mentors who guided her, and her focus on her team's success on the basketball court and in the classroom.

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Guiding Principles

Seek truth. Truth is foundational to society and the mission of the university.
Exhibit empathy. Once the truth is established, it is imperative to exhibit empathy where appropriate. Knowing the truth is important. Yet, the truth requires displaying empathy at times.
Demonstrate care. The pursuit of truth by colleagues operating in a caring fashion represents the hallmark of great university community. Add empathy and you know the place is special.

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Vision for the Future

Imagine a university where scholarship is the primary objective. Scholarship reigns.
The immediate focus is on positioning LSU to be a place where scholarship grows and flourishes in a fashion consistent with the pressing needs of society.
Think more outstanding research, teaching, and learning. Try finding more resources to fund students’ scholarships. Embrace growing the scholar-athlete mindset.
Scholarship first!

 

Meet Kim Cash Tate

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LSU President William F. Tate IV and his wife, Kim, are the parents of two adult children. Kim Cash Tate is an accomplished author, Bible teacher, speaker, and singer songwriter.
Learn more about Kim Cash Tate.

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LSU Campuses

Each LSU campus plays a vital role in preparing students to incorporate new knowledge and new technologies into their daily lives.  

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