Nov 11, 2019  
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog 
  
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog

Administration, Faculty, and Staff



Administration

Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Paul Coreil Interim Chancellor
Sarah Black Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications
Melinda Anderson Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the LSUA Foundation
Adam Jonson Director of Athletics
Shelly Gill Dean of Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions

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

College of Arts and Sciences

  Dr. Holly Wilson Chair, Department of Arts, English, and Humanities
  Dr. Nathan Ponder Interim Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
  Beth Whittington Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
  Dr. Jerry Sanson Chair, Departments of History and Political Science
  Dr. Nathan Ponder Chair, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
  Dr. Mary Treuting Chair, Department of Psychology

College of Professional Studies

  Dr. Haywood Joiner Chair, Department of Allied Health
  Dr. Randall Dupont Chair, Department of Business Administration
  Dr. Patsy Jenkins Chair, Department of Education
  Dr. Catherine Cormier Chair, Department of Nursing

Alexandria Museum of Art

  Catherine Pears Executive Director

Library Services

  Rusty Gaspard Director

Office of Finance and Administrative Services

  Deron Thaxton Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Services

Accounting Services

  Patricia Hoyt Director

Budget

  Lisa Smith Director

Children’s Center

  Susan Richerson Director

Facility Services, Safety, and Risk Management

  Jerry Burnaman Director

Human Resource Management

  Lynette Burlew Director

Information and Educational Technology Services

  Jason Normand Executive Director of IET Services

Division of Student Engagement

Dr. Abbey Bain Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement

Center for Student Success

  Dr. Abbey Bain Director

Residential Life

  Darryl Glenn Director

LSU Board of Supervisors

Ronald R. Anderson Member-at-Large 06/01/20
Glen J. Armentor 3rd Congressional District 06/01/22
Jack A. “Jay” Blossman, Jr. 1st Congressional District 06/01/24
B Wayne Brown 4th Congressional District 06/01/24
R. Blake Chatelain 5th Congressional District 06/01/20
Robert S. Dampf 6th Congressional District 06/01/24
Lee Mallet Member-at-Large 06/01/24
James W. Moore, Jr. 5th Congressional District 06/01/20
J. Stephen Perry (Past Chair) Member-at-Large 06/01/22
Valencia Sarpy Jones 4th Congressional District 06/01/22
Remy Voisin Starns 1st Congressional District 06/01/2024
Mary L. Werner (Chair-elect) 3rd Congressional District 06/01/24
James M. Williams (Chair) 2nd Congressional District 06/01/22
Jimmie M Woods 2nd Congressinal District 06/02/24
Bobby Yarborough 6th Congressional District 06/01/20
Richard Brazzel (LSUA) Student Member 06/01/20

LSU System Executives

Dr. F. King Alexander President
Dr. Stacia Haynie Executive Vice President and Provost
Dr. Daniel T. Layzell Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO

LSUA Foundation Board

Spencer Martin, Chair

Lawrence S. Searcy, Jr., Chair Elect

Aloysia Ducote, 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

Blake Chatelain

Charles Weems, Emeritus

Robert Cavanaugh, Emeritus

Board Members

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

Faculty and Professional Staff

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Adams, Steven, Head Baseball Coach.
Alai, Eric, Instructor of English; B.A., Illinois State University; M.A., Western Illinois University.
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, Visitor Services at 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.
Anderson, Raymond, Financial Assistant to Accounting and Budget.
Austin, Bob, Head Women’s Basketball Coach/Assistant Athletic Director; B.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage; M.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
Bain, Abbey, Director of Center for Student Success and Interim Vice Chancellor for 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., Louisiana State University at Shreveport.
Beard, Elizabeth, Associate Professor of English; B.S., Spring Hill College; M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Behrman, Megan, Admissions Counselor for Online Learning; B.S., Oklahoma State University.
Black, Sarah, Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications; B.A., Samford University; M.S., Mississippi State University.
Blackwell, Alice, Professor of English; B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Blair, Cindy, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Alexandria Museum of Art; B.F.A., Louisiana State University; M.F.A., University at Albany.
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, Assistant 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.
Broussard, Angela, Pre-School Teacher, Children’s Center.                                                              
Burch, Adam, Head Softball Coach.
Burch, Annalyn, Co-Head Softball Coach.
Burlew, Lynette, Director of Human Resource Management; B.S., Louisiana Tech University. 
Burnaman, Jerry, Director of Facility Services, Safety and Risk Management.
Calbeck, William S., Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Virginia Tech; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
Chatelain, Meagan, Financial Aid Counselor; B.L.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Colley, Scott, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness; B.S., M.B.A., University of Rio Grande.
Coody, Brandi, Online Program Scheduling Assistant, B.S., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
Cooley, Katie, Testing Center Coordinator; B.A., Belhaven College; M.Ed., Covenant College.
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.
Cormier, Catherine, Chair, Department 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, Tranfer/Curriculum Data Specialist, B.S. Arkansas State University; M.A., LSU (Baton Rouge).
Cormier, Rachel, Toddle I Teacher; Children’s Center, B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Cox, Nina, Coordinator of International Programs, B.A. Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand; M.B.A., City University of Seattle.
Crossley, Davida, Assistant Professor of Biology, B.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.
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; B.S., Louisiana State University; M.A., Northwestern State University (LA); Ed.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Dupont, Randall, Chair, Department of Business Administration, and Professor of Management; M.B.A., University of Mobile; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.
Edwards, Hayley, Administrative Manager (Continuing Education), B.A., M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University.
Edwards, Ray, Utility Plant Director.
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.
Farnsley, Stephen, Development and Community Relations Officer; B.S., University of Indianapolis; M.M., D.A., Ball State University.
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.
Gallagher, Bernard, Professor of English; B.A., M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton.
Gallent, Jenny, Office Manager; B.A., Louisiana Polytechnic Institute.
Gaspard, Rhonda, Learning Resource Center Coordinator; A.D.N, A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Gaspard, Rusty, Director of Library Services; B.A., Louisiana College; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.
Ghimire, Prakash, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; 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, Dean of Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions; 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.
Glenn, Darryl, Director of Residential Life, M.L.S., Fort Hays State University. 
Green, Patricia, Toddler II Teacher; Children’s Center.
Gupta, Renu, Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S. PAU, India; M.S.T., University of Wisconsin; Ed.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
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.
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.
Herrington, Kim, Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Hoyt, Patricia, Director of Accounting Services and Bursar Operations; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria; B.S., Louisiana State University.
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.
James, Sarita, Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., Northwestern State University (LA); M.S.N., Loyola University; Ph.D., Walden University.
Jenkins, Patsy, Chair, Department of Education, BA, M.Ed., Northwestern State University (LA); Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.
Johnson, Christopher, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, B.P.E., Southeastern Louisiana University.
Johnson, Jeremy, Assistant Baseball Coach.
Jonson, Adam, Athletic Director, B.S., M.S., Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
Jonson, Elizabeth, Assistant Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications; B.A., M.A. University of Mississippi.
Joiner, Jr., Haywood, Chair, Department of Allied Health; 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.
Kite, Workineh, Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.
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; 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.
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.
Love, Hope, Assistant to the Director of Library Services.
Lueder, Tanya, Instructor of Mathematics; 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, Advising and Retention Specialist; 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.
McCampbell, Mary, Donor Relations/Grant Coordinator/Office Manager; B.A., Louisiana State University.
McCandless, Bradley, Systems Analyst and Developer; B.S., 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.
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.
Nichols, Kaitlyn, Senior Associate Director of Admissions; B.G.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Noles, Nancy, Museum Educator and Preparator; B.S., Northwestern State University (LA).
Normand, Jason, Executive Director of IET Services; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Ordes, Kerry, Professor of Political Science; B.G.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Orleans.
Orr, Mary, Director of Sports Medicine and Performance; B.S., Saginaw Valley State University; M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University.
Parks, Melissa, Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., M.Ed., McNeese State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Parvez, Sultan, Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., M.S., Jahangirnagar University, M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Pears, Catherine, Executive Director of the Alexandria Museum of Art; B.F.A., Louisiana State University; M.A., Northwestern State University (LA).
Perry, Jan, Financial Aid Administrative Assistant.
Peters, Stephen, Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., Northwestern State University (LA); M.S.N., Walden University.
Peterson, Lauren, Assistant Director of Sports Medicine; B.S., San Diego State University.
Ponder, Nathan, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, aInterim Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and 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.
Purifoy, Sandra, Instructor of Biology; B.S., Louisiana College; M.S., Louisiana Tech University.
Randall, Jory, Facility Technician, LSUA Downtown.
Richerson, Susan, Director of Children’s Center; B.G.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Riggs, Michelle, Archivist and Associate Librarian; B.A., Northeastern State University (OK); M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.
Ringo, Jessica, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., University of Louiville.
Robinson, Richard, Network Analyst; B.S., Louisiana Tech University.
Rogers, James, L., II, Professor of History; 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.
Sammons, Nathan, Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., Oklahoma City University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.
Sanson, Jerry, Chair, Department of History and Political Science, and Professor of History and Political Science; B.A., Louisiana College; M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
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.
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.
Slider, Chancey, Senior Executive Assistant to the Chancellor; B.S., LSUA; M.B.A., LSU Shreveport.
Smith, Linda, Staff Accountant.
Smith, Lisa, Assistant Director of Accounting and Budget Director; B.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Sobey, Tyler, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.
Stacey, Christopher, Professor of History; B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Mississippi.
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.
Sunila, Nea, Head Women’s Soccer Coach; B.G.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Thacker, Jessica, Instructor of Communication Studies; 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’, Alumni Relations and Event Coordinator Assistant; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Thiberville, Richard, Sports Information Director; B.A., Loyola University.
Thomas, Cynthia, Associate Professor of Psychology, B.S., Southern University; M.Ed., Bowie State University; Ph.D., Howard University.
Thorne, Kyle, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.
Treuting, Mary, Chair, Department of Psychology; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Trotter, James, Golf Course Manager and Campus Beautification Coordinator; B.S., Louisiana State University.
Valentine, Megan, Curator/Registrar for Alexandria Museum of Art; B.A., Harding University; M.A., University of Memphis.
Wagner, Takeyra, Educational Technology Specialist, B.A., University of Tennessee.
Wagner, Zachary, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the LSUA Forensics Program, B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.A, Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.
Waller, Michael, Systems Administration Librarian; B.G.S., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.
Weaver, Dan, Admissions Counselor/Recruiter; B.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
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, Cheronda, Lead Teacher, Children’s Center; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.                                                                                                                                                               
Williams, Lakeshia, Director of Continuing Education, Louisiana Tech University; M.B.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Williams, Natasha, Financial Aid Counselor; B.S., Upper Iowa University.
Wilson, Holly, Chair, Department of Arts, English, and Humanities, and Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.
Wimmert, Kathryn, Personal Counselor; B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Northwestern State University (LA).
Windham, Dana, Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N, Louisiana College; M.S.N. University of Phoenix.
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, Associate Professor 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. 
Yonge, Denise, Assistant Professor of Nursing; M.S., University of South Alabama.

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.

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 2019-2020

College of Arts and Sciences  
  Arts, English, and Humanities Melissa LaBorde (Vice President)
History and Political Science Kerry Ordes
Biological Sciences Carol Corbat (Secretary)
Mathematics and Physical Sciences Prakash Ghimire
Psychology Richard Elder
Criminal Justice Jennifer Innerarity (Parliamentarian)
 
College of Professional Studies  
  Allied Health Melissa Whitley (President)
Business Administration Kent Lachney
Education Melissa Parks
Nursing Deborah Wood
   
Library Services Michelle Riggs

Staff Senate 2

Haylee Malone President
Vacant Vice President
Angela White Secretary/Treasurer
Charlotte LaPrarie Parliamentarian
Donald Collins Senator - Category 1
Jason Normand Senator - Category 1
Titus Belgard Senator - Category 4
Joshua Ducote Senator - Category 4
Montez Franks Senator - Cateogry 5
Vacant Senator - Category 6
Claudette Green Senator - Category 7

*New Staff Senate elected every July.

Classified Staff

Allcut, Elmora, Custodian 2.
Ashworth, Eric, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Austin,Jeremy, Police Officer 3-A.
Belgard, Titus, Library Specialist 2; B.A., Louisiana College; M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi.
Blue, Sharon, Custodian 2.
Bolinger, Shawnta, Administrative Coordinator 3; B.S., LSUA.
Bowie, Barbara, Custodian 2.
Brown, Marty, Sergeant A.
Byrd, Terry, Custodian 2.
Carter, Greg, Custodian 2.
Carter, Terry, Operating Engineer Master.
Cockerham, Adam, Police Officer 3-A.
Collins, Donald, Police Captain A.
Davis, Candy, Administrative Assistant 4.
Dufour, Sandra, Administrative Program Specialist A.
Franks, Montez, Administrative Coordinator 4.
Fuller, Darryl, Custodian 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.
Henry, Shelley, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Hill, Gloria, Administrative Coordinator 2; A.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Holmes, Jamie, Administrative Assistant 3.
King, Kimberly, Administrative Assistant 3.
Lair, DeWayne, Mobile Equipment Operator 2.
Lemoine, Mary, Procurement Specialist 3; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
London, Reginald, Custodian 2.
Mattox, William, Police Officer 3-A.
Mayeux, Lisa, Administrative Assistant 3; A.A., B.G.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Mboungou, Rodrigue, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Mills, Donald, Custodian Supervisor 2.
Mitchell, James, Mobile Equipment Operator 1–Heavy.
Morein, Jeanie, Administrative Assistant 4.
Moses, Tracey, Administrative Coordinator 4.
Nelson, Ashley, Administrative Assistant 3; B.S., Upper Iowa University.
Phillips, Sadie, Administrative Coordinator 4; A.A.S., Louisiana Technical College; A.A., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
Reed, Beverly, Administrative Coordinator 4.
Silas, Junetha, Accounting Technician; B.S., LSUA.
Stephens, Lisa, Administrative Assistant 3.
Wallace, LaMona, Administrative Assistant 5.
Watkins, Lisa, Custodian 2.
Wells, Martin, Custodian 2, Evacuation Center.
West, Renee, Administrative Assistant 3; A.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
White Angela, Administrative Assistant 3.
White, Chad, Police Officer 3-A.
Wiggins, Brandon, Maintenance Repairer 2.
Williams, Harriet, Custodian 2, Children’s Center.