Interviews Set for UL Lafayette Presidential Candidates

nterviews Set for UL Lafayette Presidential Candidates – Nov 2, 2007

Baton Rouge, LA – The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Presidential Search Committee will conduct public interviews with five candidates at the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE) Center on the Lafayette campus Nov. 12-13.

The search committee will meet publicly at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. The candidate interviews are scheduled as follows:

Monday, Nov. 12

2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Dr. Karen White

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Dr. Clifford Stanley

Tuesday, Nov. 13

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Dr. E. Joseph Savoie

10:30 a.m. – Noon Dr. Steve Landry

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Dr. Raymond Flumerfelt


There will be an opportunity during the interviews for members of the public to submit candidate questions to the committee.

Voting members on the presidential search committee are ULS Board members Paul Aucoin, Elsie Burkhalter, Jeffrey Jenkins, Renee Lapeyrolerie, Jimmy Long, Sr., Wayne Parker, Olinda Ricard (student member), and Winfred Sibille, as well as UL Lafayette Faculty Senate representative John Meriwether.

Serving on the search committee in an advisory, non-voting capacity are community member and UL Lafayette Foundation representative James Prince and UL Lafayette Student Government Association President Candace Urbanowski. University of Louisiana System President Sally Clausen chairs the committee.

The UL System Board of Supervisors launched an extensive, national search after President Ray Authement announced April 17 his plans to retire. The search committee held public hearings in Lafayette on June 14 and Sept. 12. The committee selected five candidates to interview out of 38 public applicants during an Oct. 3 public meeting in Baton Rouge.

Videos of all three meetings can be viewed at

Visit, to access a special search website that includes candidate applications, meeting information and opportunities to submit questions and comments to the search committee.


For More Information Contact:
Jackie Tisdell
225-342-6950 vv

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