Tag Archives: Louisiana State University System

Has LSU lost its soul?

By Robert Mann So, LSU finally has a new president, but has it lost its soul? I’m sure President King Alexander is a nice man and a decent leader — although some who know him well would strongly disagree. But … Continue reading

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LSU’s fate? University of VA gets “warning” from accrediting body over failed firing of president

It’s becoming more apparent that Gov. Bobby’s Jindal’s iron-fisted rule of LSU has put the university on an inexorable course toward an official sanction by the school’s national accrediting body. Should you have any doubt where the school is headed, … Continue reading

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College accrediting body to LSU: Who is in charge?

According to a remarkable story today by Associated Press correspondent Melinda Deslatte, “The LSU governing board’s decision to merge two of the system’s top jobs has raised concerns from the Georgia-based organization that accredits Southern colleges, which is pressing for more details … Continue reading

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LSU officials caught outsourcing decisions on public records to Jindal

The Baton Rouge Advocate has revealed just how much Gov. Bobby Jindal‘s aides control LSU. According to a front-page story in Sunday’s edition, LSU officials outsourced to Jindal’s aides the decision about whether to give the media public records about … Continue reading

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Free Speech? Not in Jindal’s Louisiana

“Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” — Albert Camus Hardly a day passes that I’m not asked by a reader of this blog, “You do have tenure, don’t you?” The reason for the question is obvious; Gov. … Continue reading

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So, Gov. Bobby Jindal is running LSU. Why should we care?

As the growing list of expelled LSU administrators attests, there’s no doubt that Gov. Bobby Jindal controls the LSU System. In recent months, his Board of Supervisors has fired: President John Lombardi, Health chief Fred Cerise, and the CEO of … Continue reading

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Jindal is now fully in control of LSU

A few weeks ago, I suggested that there’s strong evidence that Gov. Bobby Jindal will give Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret the job of president of the LSU System. LSU President (and BR campus chancellor) Bill Jenkins calls the … Continue reading

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