NEW ORLEANS - Sandra K. Woodley is the next president of the University of Louisiana system. The system announced Woodley's appointment Friday in a news release. Woodley succeeds Randy Moffett, who retired in September. Woodley takes over on January 1.
She is leaving her job as vice chancellor for... more »
LAFAYETTE - The 2012 football season will officially get underway on Wednesday when second-year UL head coach Mark Hudspeth welcomes 105 student-athletes back to campus for the start of preseason practice.
After checking into the dormitories in the morning, the annual team photo will be taken in the afternoon... more »
LAFAYETTE- A private investigator says he has credible information about two people who may be involved in the disappearance of Mickey Shunick.
Shunick went missing on May 19th, riding her bicycle home from a friend's house. The bike was found about a week later in Whiskey Bay, under the... more »
LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University will play host to students and faculty from its fellow University of Louisiana System institutions later this week when the system holds its first Academic Summit. It takes place Thursday and Friday at the Lake Charles campus. It will feature presentations on the subject... 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 »
A young man is dead, and his roommate is critically wounded after a violent incident on Mckinley Street near the UL-Lafayette campus.
Kenny Donnelly Jr., 20, was found dead, and his roommate Rufus Fells was critically beaten inside their house shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday. Both are from Alexandria.... more »
The Tucker Commission wants to consolidate boards that oversees higher education. The Legislature approved forming the commission to develop ways to streamline higher ed.
Under the commission's plan, the UL, LSU and Southern Systems would be eliminated. There would instead be one board to govern four-year universities and one... more »