SLU’s Presidential Search Committee Public Hearing available on YouTube

BATON ROUGE, La. – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Presidential Search Committee public hearing, held on September 18, is now available to view on

The public hearing, held at Southeastern’s Alumni Center, was designed to give faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members the opportunity to share with the committee their thoughts about important qualifications and priorities for the next President., a video sharing website where users can upload, view, and share video clips, is a communication instrument used by the UL System office since June 2007 as another way to disseminate information to the public.

“YouTube will provide yet one more outlet in which the public can track the progress and participate in the search process,” said UL System President Randy Moffett.

Voting members of the 10-member search committee include UL System Board Members Andre Coudrain of Hammond, Elsie Burkhalter of Slidell, Russell Mosely of Baton Rouge, Wayne Parker of Ruston, Winfred Sibille of Sunset, and Student Board Member Morgan Verrette of Lake Charles.

Also serving as a voting member is Southeastern Faculty Senate Representative Joseph Burns. Serving in a non-voting, advisory capacity are Southeastern Student Government Association President Zealon Solomon and community representative Daryl Ferrara who was selected by the Hammond Chamber of Commerce. UL System President Randy Moffett serves as the non-voting chair of the committee.

The committee expects to make a decision in early 2009, after conducting a nation-wide search with the help of a national search firm.

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