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  • Several finalists in La. higher ed commissioner search

    October 6, 2014 9:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's next commissioner of higher education likely will be named this week, after the state Board of Regents and other higher education leaders get a chance to interview three finalists for the job. None of the three has emerged as a clear front-runner for the nearly $350,000-a-year... more »
  • Fmr. EBR school leader among finalists for Caddo job

    July 17, 2013 9:58 AM

    SHREVEPORT - The Caddo Parish School Board has narrowed the search for its next superintendent to three, one of whom previously served in Baton Rouge. John Dilworth, Mary Nash Robinson and Agnella Perera are the finalists for the job. Dilworth currently lives in Alabama, but spent 17 years... more »
  • Fico finalist for player of the year

    April 11, 2013 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU softball pitcher Rachele Fico has been chosen as one of 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. The announcement came Wednesday from the Amateur Softball Association of America and USA Softball. The award is considered the most prestigious in Division I... more »
  • CSULB president named finalist for LSU post Play Video

    March 18, 2013 1:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's search committee named Dr. Fieldon King Alexander, the president of California State University, Long Beach, as their pick to be the school's next president. The decision was announced at the Board of Supervisors meeting this afternoon, and came at the end of an extensive nationwide... more »
  • Finalist for LSU President to be named today

    March 18, 2013 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The search committee organized to vet candidates for the LSU president's position will recommend a finalist this afternoon at the Board of Supervisors meeting. Whomever the committee names will go before the full board for consideration and vote. No official action on the recommendation is... more »
  • Heisman finalists: Manziel, Te'o and Klein

    December 3, 2012 5:24 PM

    NEW YORK - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kansas quarterback Collin Klein are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Manziel is the favorite to win college football's most famous player of the award when it is presented Saturday night in New York. He would... more »
  • LSU chancellor talks about being finalist CSU job Play Video

    May 10, 2012 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A formal offer to lead another university could soon be on its way for LSU Chancellor Mike Martin. Colorado State University announced Martin is the finalist for the same position at their school. Martin publicly expressed his interest in the position earlier this week, saying he'd... more »
  • Public erupts at EBR school board meeting Play Video

    February 8, 2012 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The audience at the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meeting Wednesday night blamed the board for putting politics and petty fighting before good decisions for children. At one point, people chanted to recall the board, and a Sheriff's deputy had to step in to maintain control.... more »
  • EBR School Board leaves one finalist on list for superintendent

    January 25, 2012 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has taken another step toward hiring a new superintendent. Wednesday night, leaders whittled down the list of candidates to one. Samuel King, a superintendent from Georgia, was the only one invited back to continue the process. He's expected to visit... more »
  • Finalists announced for Heisman Trophy

    December 8, 2009 9:33 AM

    The finalists have been announced for Saturday's Heisman Trophy presentation in New York, and it will be a battle of quarterbacks, running backs and a defensive lineman. The group includes Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, Texas quarterback Colt McCocy, Alabama running back Mark Ingram, Stanford running back Toby Gerhart and... more »

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