BATON ROUGE – University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors Chair Winfred Sibille appointed 13 members to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Presidential Search Committee.
Voting members include UL System Board Members Andre Coudrain of Hammond, Mildred Gallot of Grambling, Edward Crawford of Shreveport, E. Gerald Hebert of Kenner, Jimmy Long, Sr., of Natchitoches, Renee Lapeyrolerie of New Orleans, D. Wayne Parker of Choudrant, Carl Shetler of Lake Charles, Sibille of Sunset as well as Student Member and ULM Student Government Association President Brook Sebren. The ULM Faculty Senate selected Associate Professor of Biology Anna Hill to serve as their representative on the committee.
Serving in a non-voting, advisory capacity is community representative Tex Kilpatrick, who served on the UL System Board from 1997-2002. UL System President Randy Moffett will serve as the non-voting chair.
After eight years of service, ULM President James Cofer will leave the university on July 30 to assume the presidency at Missouri State University. As a result, the UL System Board may name an interim president at its meeting on June 25 in Baton Rouge. A meeting for the search committee has not yet been set but will likely take place in July.
Founded in 1931, ULM is a regional, selective admissions university classified as a Carnegie Master’s L (large) and SREB Four-Year 3 institution. The university offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees to over 9,000 traditional, non-traditional and distance-learning students. The 238-acre campus located in northeastern Louisiana is home to the only state-supported College of Pharmacy.
EIGHT UNIVERSITIES STRONG: The University of Louisiana System is the largest higher education system in the state enrolling almost 82,000 students at Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University, McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the University of Louisiana at Monroe.