LSU Board's merger of chancellor and president positions may be first step in realignment
- LSU's Board of Supervisors voted Friday to merge the positions of president and chancellor of the LSU system following a presentation on potentially restructuring the university from the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.
- Some faculty members expressed concern with the vote, saying they had almost no opportunity to voice their opinions on the merger, but officials say the decision will help them choose a replacement for for the departing interim president and chancellor William Jenkins.
- The consolidation of the roles could be seen as the first step in a plan to restructure the university, as the move is listed as a key feature of a redesigned LSU in the AGB's report.
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The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed Friday to merge the two positions of president and chancellor of the LSU system into a single entity. The vote came abruptly at the end of a presentation from the Association of Governing Board of Universities and Colleges on possibly restructuring the university. ...
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