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  • Southern votes to combine chancellor, president check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2015 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Southern University System Board of Regents voted to combine the SUBR chancellor and system president's positions into a single job Friday. Only one board member voted against the merger, Rev. Joe Gant Jr. The move will save the university money and is... more »
  • Interstate reopens, traffic backed-up from merge to split

    December 19, 2014 6:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to DOTD, I-10 West is closed at the I-10/I-110 merge because of an accident. Officials say traffic has backed-up to Dalrymple as a result. You should use an alternate route if you're headed that way this morning. We'll update you as soon as the roadway... more »
  • Entergy, ITC to refile Texas merger application

    August 9, 2013 4:11 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Faced with likely rejection because of procedural reasons, Entergy Corp. and ITC Holdings Corp. have withdrawn their Texas application to merge transmission systems. The move came at the end of an hours-long hearing Friday in Austin, Texas, before the state's Public Utility Commission. New Orleans-based Entergy and... more »
  • LSU board repeats vote on controversial job merger

    December 7, 2012 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's governing board has re-approved its plans to merge the jobs of university system president and flagship campus chancellor. The Board of Supervisors unanimously backed the idea Friday in its second vote on the issue. The latest vote was designed to address concerns from the attorney general's... more »
  • LSU board redoing vote on controversial job merger

    December 7, 2012 10:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's governing board is re-voting on its plans to merge the jobs of university system president and flagship campus chancellor. The Board of Supervisors will reconsider the idea Friday. The latest vote is designed to address concerns from the attorney general's office that the October decision was... more »
  • LSU board to redo vote on merger after criticism

    November 15, 2012 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorney general's office says it has "serious concerns" that LSU's governing board may have violated the open meetings law with its October vote to merge the positions of system president and chancellor of the flagship campus. The Board of Supervisors announced Thursday that it will revote... more »
  • Governor asks Regents to consider merging SUNO, UNO

    January 18, 2011 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal is asking the state Board of Regents to conduct a study considering merging the University of New Orleans and Southern Univeristy at New Orleans. The Board of Regents will report its findings by March 1. SUNO and UNO, if merged, would become a single... more »
  • Iberiabank merging 2 subsidiaries

    August 24, 2010 8:08 AM

    Iberiabank Corp. says it is merging its two financial subsidiaries. The federally chartered Iberiabank fsb thrift will be combined with the commercial bank Iberiabank. The Lafayette-based company says the merger should be completed in early October. Iberiabank says the move will increase its flexibility in light of recently enacted financial... more »
  • 2 rural hospitals to merge

    April 6, 2010 7:39 AM

    Ville Platte Medical Center and Acadian Medical Center of Eunice, which last year announced plans to merge, will make it official when they become two campuses of the newly created Mercy Regional Medical Center. The Daily World reports that Alan Daugherty, who had served as chief executive officer of the... more »

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