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  • Incoming superintendent seeks Central Office reorganization

    June 17, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The incoming East Baton Rouge Parish superintendent is asking the school board to approve a Central Office reorganization that would eliminate a number of positions and save the school system payroll $1 million. Warren Drake, who took over as acting superintendent June 1, announced his proposal on... more »
  • LSU receives guidance on system overhaul

    February 8, 2013 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A consultant says LSU will have to create its own path as it undergoes a sweeping reorganization amid declining state aid and questions about jobs and personnel. The LSU Board of Supervisors has voted to consolidate the university's separate institutions under the main campus. Concurrently, the board... more »
  • Professor group criticizes LSU reorganization

    January 31, 2013 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The nation's top organization of college professors is asking LSU to end what it calls a "seeming disregard" for faculty participation in a university reorganization effort. The American Association of University Professors, based in Washington, D.C., says efforts including faculty in discussion have been largely symbolic. The Advocate... more »
  • Accreditation complaint filed in LSU job merger

    December 6, 2012 2:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The president of LSU's Faculty Senate has filed a formal complaint with the university's accrediting agency about plans to reorganize university system leadership. Kevin Cope said Thursday that he lodged a list of criticisms with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools about an LSU Board of... more »
  • LSU considers consolidation proposal

    October 31, 2012 7:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Board of Supervisors is expected to discuss, or even vote, Friday on a proposal to reorganize the LSU System under the flagship campus in Baton Rouge. The meeting is scheduled just one week after the board merged the system president and Baton Rouge chancellor positions.... more »
  • Ex-legislator leaving Department of Education

    September 23, 2010 7:16 AM

    Officials say a former state legislative leader who joined the state Department of Education is leaving the agency. Don Trahan, former chairman of the Louisiana House Education Committee, was hired in 2008 at $110,000 per year to spread the department's message to business leaders and others. State Superintendent of Education... more »
  • Rapides Parish School Board ends the year in black

    July 30, 2010 6:05 AM

    Rapides Parish School Board officials ended the budget year in the black, but the future may not look as bright. Rapides Parish Schools Superintendent Gary Jones told board members this week to be prepared for what could be a rougher fiscal year ahead, one that could include layoffs. Jones, who... more »
  • New Orleans police undergo reorganization

    June 26, 2010 1:20 PM

    New Orleans' new top cop, Ronal Serpas, has reorganized the police department, including the placement of two civilians in key jobs. Deputy Superintendents Kirk Bouyelas and Marlon Defillo will swap duties in the restructuring. Bouyelas, who served as chief of operations, will now oversee an expanded investigations bureau. Defillo, who... more »
  • Entergy Corp. reorganization moves West up

    June 8, 2010 5:45 AM

    Entergy New Orleans' chief executive officer and president Rod West has been promoted to chief administrative officer for Entergy Corp. as part of a sweeping leadership reorganization. Entergy says West's replacement will be Charles Rice, who served as city attorney and chief administrative officer for former New Orleans Mayor Ray... more »

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