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University of Louisiana Monroe Presidential Search

Search Committee

The ULM Presidential Search Committee is responsible for reviewing applications, interviewing candidates, and recommending finalists for president of the University of Louisiana Monroe. The finalists will ultimately be interviewed and a president selected by the full UL System Board of Supervisors.

Meet the 2020 ULM Presidential Search Committee

A group of UL System Board of Supervisors and ULM community members

Dr. Jim Henderson, Chair (non-voting)

UL System President and CEO

Mark Romero

UL System Board Chair

Elizabeth Pierre

UL System Board Parliamentarian

Lola Dunahoe

UL System Board Member

Rachel Lautigar

UL System Student Board Member

Mildred "Mimi" Methvin

UL System Board Member

Shawn Murphy

UL System Board Member

Alejandro "Al" Perkins

UL System Board Member

Joe Salter

UL System Board Member

Dr. Janelle McDaniel

ULM Faculty Senate

Carl Aron (Non-Voting)

State Pharmacy Board

Olivia Bailey (Non-Voting)

ULM SGA President

Dennis Blunt (Non-Voting)

ULM Alumni

Sara Benecke Brice (Non-Voting)

ULM Alumni Association President

Alberta Brown Green (Non-Voting)

ULM Foundation Board of Trustees

Susan Hoffmann (Non-Voting)

ULM Foundation Board of Trustees

Hannah Livingston (Non-Voting)

Former SGA president

Jamie Mayo (Non-Voting)

City of Monroe Mayor

James Moore, III (Non-Voting)

Monroe Chamber Board Chair

Jeremy Tinnerello (Non-Voting)

Glenwood Regional Medical Center CEO

James Wright (Non-Voting)

Former ULM Student Athlete

Apply or Nominate

To apply or nominate someone for the position, email


Presidential Search Resources


The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System invites letters of interest, résumés, and nominations for the position of president of University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Tentative Timeline

The search committee voted to update the timeline in response to COVID-19 on April 22. These dates are subject to change.


The search committee advanced seven semifinalists to move forward in the search process.

Desired Qualifications

The search committee voted to approve a list of desired candidate qualifications after community testimony during its first meeting.


All comments regarding the presidential search are being collected at the form linked below. Please note that a comment may remain anonymous.

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