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LSUA Enrollment Numbers Up 21%

The numbers are in for fall enrollment at LSU of Alexandria. The school has made a big push in the last few years to increase the number of students who choose this school.

Officials say it always takes a while for the figures to become official because some students depart and others arrive a little later.
And, [...]

Finalists Named for NSU President

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NATCHITOCHES, La. – After two days of public interviews and on-campus meetings with four candidates, the Northwestern State University Presidential Search Committee voted to recommend Lisa Abney and James Henderson to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.  Plans are for the UL System Board to interview the finalists and select the [...]

LSUA, NSU Rank High in Education Report

Two area centers for higher education are honored in the annual report by U.S. News and World Report.
NSU is ranked as among the top schools in the south among regional universities. LSUA is ranked among the tops schools for keeping students out of debt by the time they graduate.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/9/14

NSU President Interviews Start Tomorrow

The first of four interviews for president of Northwestern State will begin tomorrow. The search committee will complete this phase of the selection by Thursday. And on Friday, it will make recommendations to the State Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana system. Those interviews will take place on September 23rd.
The public interviews start [...]

NSU Says Farewell to Longest Serving President

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NSU is saying farewell to the longest serving president in the school’s history. Randy Webb has served since 1996. The hosts are collecting well wishes for a memory book for Brenda and Doctor Webb. He announced his retirement earlier this year.
And, the search for his successor is already underway. There is now a short list [...]

NSU President Candidate Short List Released

The short list is released for the next NSU President. Lisa Abney is provost at NSU; James Henderson is Chancellor of Bossier Community College; Linda Rinker is Provost at Davenport University; and Renva Watterson is Interim President of Georgia Highlands College.
Final selection will be made at a special meeting on September 23rd in Baton Rouge. [...]

NSU Presidential Candidate List Grows to 12

The pool of candidates for President of NSU grows from 9 to a dozen. The search firm added 3 to the list after the search committee requested a larger pool of applicants.
That committee meets tomorrow to narrow the field to a short list.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/20/14
Related: NSU To Review 9-Person List for New President

Mid-Century Architecture Included in NSU Historic District

Officials from Louisiana’s Division of Historic Preservation, administrators and local preservationists witnessed the presentation of an official listings certificate that designates portions of Northwestern State University included in the expanded Northwestern State University Historic District. From left are Kirk Cordell, executive director of the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training;  NSU President Dr. Randall J. Webb, Sharon Gahagan, chairman of the Historic District Commission, Dr. Patrick Widhalm, executive director of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, and project coordinator Tom Whitehead.

Officials from Louisiana’s Division of Historic Preservation, administrators and local preservationists witnessed the presentation of an official listings certificate that designates portions of Northwestern State University included in the expanded Northwestern State University Historic District. From left are Kirk Cordell, executive director of the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training; NSU President Dr. Randall [...]

NSU To Review 9-Person List for New President

The NSU Presidential Search Committee meets Thursday to review a nine-person list of potential candidates to be on the short list for president. The school is seeking a successor by the end of September.
NSU’s longest serving president, Doctor Randy Webb, is retiring.
The list was released yesterday. It includes a variety of men and women from [...]

Friends of NSU invited to join band in Ireland in 2015

NATCHITOCHES — Alumni and friends are invited to join the Spirit of Northwestern Demon Marching Band as they participate in the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland.  The 8-day tour is $2,500 per person and includes airfare, two meals per day, accommodations and some sightseeing tours in and around Dublin.  The tour will [...]

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