News from the Office of Academic Affairs

Beginning-of-Semester Faculty Reminders

FTC Open House, Midterm Grade Reporting, Faculty Opportunities and Recruitment Series

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Online Employee Resources Hub Now Available

The Division of Strategic Communications, in partnership with the Administrative Process Improvement (APIC) Committee, recently launched a new website to support faculty and staff. The website compiles frequently visited links, highlights faculty and staff accolades and offers a comprehensive training and upcoming events calendar, among other features.

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Provost's Blog: LSU Strategic Plan Development--A Post-Mortem Analysis

The kernel of LSU’s new strategic plan emerged from a conversation among the deans in October, 2015. This week we received the final copy from the printer and is currently being mailed to our faculty and staff

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Provost's Office Hours

Richard Koubek, Executive Vice President and Provost will host office hours for faculty, staff and students.

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The Art of Developing Leaders at LSU

Although many students view leadership as a personality characteristic or ability that cannot be developed, Daniel Whitman, Associate Professor in the Rucks Department of Management in the E.J. Ourso College of Business, describes it as something that can absolutely be improved, no matter the person.

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I Am...Culturally Adept: Dr. Mary Brody

An integral component of the Strategic Plan focuses on six key values that the university inculcates in its faculty, staff and students. They are creative, culturally adept, innovative, transformative, globally engaged, and collaborative. Dr. Mary Brody, a Professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology, explains how she personifies the value culturally adept.

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Dissecting Journalism and Public Relations During a Time of Crisis with Dr. Andrea Miller

In the last few years and throughout the country, history has been made in some not so pleasant ways. When unexpected tragic events strike communities, crisis communication is a necessity and must be done correctly, by both the journalist and public relations specialist, in order to be effective.

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LSU Welcomes New Faculty at New Faculty Orientation

Each summer, the Office of Academic Affairs facilitates a one-day New Faculty Orientation welcoming all new faculty. This August, university adminstrators greeted 60 new faculty members in the Art and Design auditorium.

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LSU Launches Its New Strategic Plan: Leading Louisiana. Impacting the World.

The long awaited LSU Strategic Plan 2025 officially launches this September. LSU 2025 pivots off of previous plans to position Louisiana State University as a leader in solving challenges critical to our future state, while graduating the leaders of tomorrow.

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LSU Strategic Plan 2025: Update and Campus-Wide Survey

Phase one of LSU’s Strategic Plan 2025 concluded in 2016 after months of input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, and business leaders. Approximately 200 people participated in face-to-face focus groups and more than 2,100 members of our campus community completed an on-line survey.

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2017 University Distinguished Faculty Awards

LSU is proud of its world-class faculty, and we are pleased to announce this year's recipients of university-wide distinguished faculty awards. These individuals will be recognized at an awards presentation and reception on Wendesday, May 3, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., in the Noland Laborde Room of the Lod Cook Alumni Center. The entire LSU community is invited.

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Board of Regents Approves New Programs for Academic Year 17-18

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