CANTON, Ohio - Four linemen in their first year of eligibility, including single-season sacks record holder Michael Strahan, are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall has announced that defensive end Strahan and defensive tackle Warren Sapp made the cut, along with tackle Jonathan... more »
BATON ROUGE - Fourteen applicants to lead the University of Louisiana System include university chancellors, former chancellors and department heads from Maine to the Midwest.
The applicants include Gary Lawler, chancellor of the Hazleton campus of Pennsylvania State University; Michael Wartell, Chancellor Emeritus and chemistry professor at Indiana University-Purdue... more »
CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish School Board plans to interview finalists for the post of superintendent of schools on Monday and Tuesday. Board President Michael Bradford said a committee headed by Central schools superintendent Michael Faulk interviewed 13 candidates on March 16. Faulk recommended the six finalists. Superintendent Douglas... more »
BATON ROUGE - The University of Louisiana System's governing board is expected Friday to select a new president for the University of New Orleans.
The remaining two finalists scheduled for interviews are Peter J. Fos and Michael A. Wartell.
Fos is a professor and program director of health... more »
BATON ROUGE - The final five candidates for the position of Baton Rouge Police Chief were selected by Mayor-President Kip Holden's advisory committee today.
The committee chose the five after two days of talking to the ten candidates they'd voted to move on to the face-to-face interviews. The list... more »
A finalist for the president's position at McNeese State University in Lake Charles has withdrawn, leaving just two finalists for the job.
Linda Rinker is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Western Connecticut State University. She withdrew yesterday.
Later this week, the other two finalists,... more »
Louisiana is one of 16 states named as finalists for $4.35 billion in school reform grants. The U.S. Department of Education narrowed the field from a pool of 41 applicants.
The money is part of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus law, which provided an unprecedented $100 billion for schools.... more »