The Grambling State University Presidential Search Committee voted to accept their charge and approve the search timeline and search advertisement during today’s inaugural search committee meeting. The approved timeline below is subject to change at the committee’s discretion.

Jan. 12 – Preferred date for applications
Jan. 17 – Committee receives list of candidates
Jan. 22 – Committee meets in Baton Rouge to review applicant materials and select semifinalists
Feb. 5 – On-campus interviews occur this week and finalists selected
Feb. 21/22 – Finalists presented to full Board of Supervisors and president selected

Information regarding the search including the position’s advertisement will be housed on the System’s website at

President Gallot was named president of the University of Louisiana System Oct. 25. He will assume the role Jan. 1. Since 2016, he has served as Grambling’s 10th president where he has presided over a period of historic growth including enrollment records and a 200 percent improvement in the institution’s fiscal health score.