UL Lafayette Presidential Search Committee to Review Applications Wednesday

UL Lafayette Presidential Search Committee to Review Applications Wednesday – Oct 1, 2007

BATON ROUGE, La. – The search committee charged with recommending a new president for the University of Louisiana at
Lafayette will meet this Wednesday in Baton Rouge to review a slate of applications, which may grow as the deadline for candidates to apply is 5 p.m. today.

WHAT: UL Lafayette Presidential Search Committee Meeting
WHEN: 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007
WHERE: Louisiana Purchase Room, First Floor Auditorium
Claiborne Building
1201 N. Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Full candidate applications are available at www.ulsystem.net, where a special section has been dedicated to the search. It also contains information about the university, search announcements, news and
important links.

Wednesday will mark the third meeting of the search committee. Public hearings were conducted on the Lafayette campus June 14 and Sept. 12, where the university community addressed the committee regarding the search. Videos of both meetings are available to view at

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.
UL System President Sally Clausen chairs the committee as a nonvoting member. Other non-voting members include community member and UL Lafayette Foundation representative James Prince and UL Lafayette Student Government Association President Candace Urbanowski.

President Ray Authement, the longest-standing public university president in the country at 33 years, announced April 27 he will retire from UL Lafayette.



Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Presidential Search
Committee Meeting
October 3, 2007
2:00 p.m.

I. Welcome and Introductions – Mr. Jimmy Long
II. Roll Call – Ms. Dawn M. Wilson
III. Approval of September 12, 2007 Committee Minutes – Dr. Sally Clausen
IV. Discussion of Review of Applicants* – Dr. Sally Clausen
V. Next Steps – Dr. Sally Clausen
VI. Adjournment – Dr. Sally Clausen

* Executive Session pursuant to Louisiana RS 42:6.1 may be required to discuss
personnel matters

Persons wishing to maker public comment on any item on the agenda should fill out a
Public Comment Card and register with the Committee’s Staff Assistant

For More Information Contact:
Jackie Tisdell
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