|Posted on 9/14/2017 6:08:00 PM.|
An 18-year-old LSU freshman from Georgia has died in what university officials are calling a possible hazing incident at Phi Delta Theta Fraternity House. LSU System President F. King Alexander says the death of Maxwell Gruver is tragic and untimely.
|Maxwell Gruver, LSU, F. King Alexander, hazing|
|Posted on 9/7/2017 11:11:00 AM.|
A recent report finds LSU graduates have higher early- and mid-career earnings than graduates of other Louisiana universities. Among the 50 flagship universities in the country, LSU ranks 21st in early career earnings and 18th for mid-career earnings.
|F. King Alexander, LSU, graduates, starting salaries|
|Posted on 8/23/2017 6:09:00 AM.|
LSU is proud of its new live mascot Mike VII, which came from a rescue facility in Florida. When Mike Six passed away, the school rejected offers from breeders, instead LSU System President F King Alexander says they wanted to save a Tiger that didn’t have a permanent home.
|Mike VII, Mike the Tiger, LSU, David Baker, F. King Alexander|
|Posted on 4/12/2017 5:39:00 PM.|
Higher education leaders made their case during a legislative budget hearing to not cut state funding to public colleges. Governor John Bel Edwards proposed budget calls for a 17-million dollar reduction in funding for campuses. Louisiana Community and Technical College President Monty Sullivan says their institutions can’t keep doing more with less.
|Monty Sullivan, LCTCS, F. King Alexander, LSU, higher education|
|Posted on 2/10/2017 12:43:00 PM.|
LSU basketball will look to avoid its 11th straight defeat on Saturday night when they host Arkansas at the Maravich Center. Coach Johnny Jones' team is 9-14 overall, 1-10 in the SEC. During an appearance on the Jim Engster Show, LSU President F. King Alexander was asked about whether a coaching change is needed.
|Johnny Jones, F. King Alexander, Jim Engster show|
|Posted on 12/14/2016 12:40:00 PM.|
LSU President F. King Alexander went before the House Appropriations Committee and expressed concerns over a possible 16th budget cut in nine years. Alexander says they can’t be much more efficient when LSU is already 46 out of 50 flagship universities in per student spending. He says at some point we need to invest in the next generation of students.
|LSU, budget cuts, TOPS, F. King Alexander|
|Posted on 3/16/2016 11:58:00 AM.|
LSU President F. King Alexander went before the House Education Committee to talk about how budget cuts are impacting enrollment, faculty and research. Alexander says the university has been receiving more money from the federal government than they have from the state. He says research funding originally for LSU is now going to universities in other states because we don’t invest in higher education.
|F. King Alexander, House Education Committee, LSU, budget cuts, TOPS, higher education, health care|
|Posted on 1/25/2016 5:14:00 PM.|
LSU System President F. King Alexander warns that students at the Baton Rouge campus will see higher student fees and hundreds of faculty members and courses will be eliminated if there is a 65 million dollar cut in state funding this fiscal year. Council for a Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin says Dr. Alexander is painting a bleak picture for the school…
|LSU, F. King Alexander, budget cuts, CABL, Barry Erwin|
|Posted on 12/3/2015 12:52:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
LSU President F. King Alexander says the final decision on whether or not to keep Les Miles as head coach wasn't made until after halftime of the Texas A&M game according to BusinessReport.com.
|les miles, f. king alexander, cody worsham, tiger rag, LSU, coach|
|Posted on 10/7/2015 11:19:00 AM.|
The LSU Faculty Senate has voted to censure LSU President F. King Alexander and two other individuals for the firing of a teacher who is accused of using profanity and sexual content that allegedly made students feel uncomfortable. Early childhood education teacher Teresa Buchanan was a tenured professor and dismissed in June. LSU Faculty Senate President Kevin Cope says they’re disappointed how Alexander handled the situation.
|LSU, F. King Alexander, censure, LSU Faculty Senate, Teresa Buchanan, Kevin Cope|
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