- Louisiana State University's Faculty Senate on Wednesday presented the system's Board of Supervisors with notice of a vote of no confidence in the board's ability to make appropriate leadership and budget decisions.
- The move comes as F. King Alexander, the current president of California State University Long Beach and finalist for LSU's next system president and chancellor, is set to hold public forums with faculty, staff, students and the media on Thursday and Friday.
- The closed-door nature of the presidential search was among the Faculty Senate's complaints in the no confidence resolution, which continues faculty criticism of the board's handling of the system, but the vote merely conveys the faculty senate's disapproval and can't force any changes to board policy or decisions.
From the article:
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU professors are questioning the credentials of the contender to be university system president, and delivered notice Wednesday of a stinging vote of no confidence in the governing board.
Faculty Senate President Kevin Cope said the group unanimously agreed to the resolution saying LSU's educators have no faith in the Board of Supervisors to make appropriate leadership and budget decisions for the system. ...