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Dr. James B. Henderson

President and CEO

Dr. James Henderson became the University of Louisiana System President Jan. 1, 2017. Prior to this role, he served as president of Northwestern State University from 2015 to 2016.

A native of Shreveport, Henderson is a Northwestern State alumnus, as is his wife Tonia. He earned a Master of Science in Administration from the University of West Florida and a Doctor of Management from the University of Maryland – University College.

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Dr. Erica Calais

Vice President for Student Services, Safety, and Resilience

Office Number: (225) 219-0263

Alyssa Coats

Graphic Designer and Brand Manager

Dr. Katie Dawson

Assistant Vice President for Academic Innovation and Learning

Cami Geisman

Vice President for External Affairs and Chief of Staff

Office Number: (225) 219-0270
Cellphone Number: (225) 202-0870

Dr. Sandra Green

Director of Programs and Strategic Engagement

Office Number: (225) 219-0283

Brandy Gros

Compete LA Coach

Office Number: (225) 342-6950

Julia Hamilton

Compete LA Coach

Office Number: (225) 342-6950

Dr. Tom Hoover

Vice President for Information Technology

(318) 257-2477

Dr. Caprice Ieyoub

Executive Director of Development

Office Number: (225) 219-0275

Bruce Janet, CPA

Executive Director for Compliance and Risk Management, EEO Officer

Office Number: (225) 219-0265


Dr. Jeannine O’Rourke

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Office Number: (225) 219-0274

Mary Love

Compete LA Coach

Office Number: (225) 342-6950

Ashley McIntyre, CPA

Director of Financial Reporting and Analysis

Anne McKisson

Coordinator for Special Projects

Office Number: (225) 219-0096

Eddie Meche

Vice President for Business and Finance

Kecia Neal

Business Operations Director

Office Number: (225) 219-0276

Dr. Claire Norris

Vice President for Advancement

Office Number: (225) 219-0271

Joy Samuel

Administrative Assistant

Office Number: (225) 342-6950

Carol Slaght

Assistant to the Board, Custodian of Public Records

Office Number: (225) 219-0279

Melissa Stafford

Compete LA Coach

Office Number: (225) 342-6950

Clarence Sutton

Compete LA Coach

Office Number: (225) 342-6950

Rich Vath

Director of Research and Advancement

Office Number: (225) 219-0266

Katelyn Wilkerson

Communication Director and Executive Assistant to the President

Office Number: (225) 219-7316

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