First Transition Advisory Team Task Force Groups to Meet Thursday; Live Streaming Available

BATON ROUGE – The first meetings of the Task Force Groups of the Transition Advisory Team will take place Thursday, February 21, in another step in the reshaping of LSU.  All meetings will be streamed live via the Internet.

The Administrative Services Task Force will meet from 10 a.m. to noon, the Technology Task Force will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the Revenue Generation Task Force will meet from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  All meetings will take place in room 214 of Efferson Hall at the LSU AgCenter and all meetings will be streamed live.

Task Forces have been formed to focus on specific areas of priority in the realignment process.  During these meetings, testimony will be provided by national and local subject matter experts.  Reports and findings will be discussed and input from the public will be heard.  Information from the Task Force meetings will become part of a final report to be submitted to the Transition Advisory Team and ultimately to the LSU Board of Supervisors.

The Administrative Services Task Force will focus on improving efficiency, identifying barriers and adopting service structures through analysis of internal university processes, external regulatory impediments, insurance and risk management, employee benefits and LA GRAD Act 2.0. Live streaming video of this meeting will be available at http://www.lsuagcenter.com/ASTF beginning at 10 a.m.

The Technology Task Force will look at the changing culture, promoting efficiency and encouraging innovation.  Academic research, administration and leveraging data to drive innovation will be reviewed.  Live streaming video of this meeting will be available at http://www.lsuagcenter.com/TTF beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The Revenue Generation Task Force will focus on identifying new revenue streams.  Areas of revenue generation will include self-generated streams, governmental (primarily federal) sponsored research and monetized assets.  Live streaming video of this meeting will be available at http://www.lsuagcenter.com/RGTF beginning at 2:30 p.m.

Agendas for each of these meetings can be found at http://www.lsu.edu/LSU2015/subcommittees_meeting_schedule.shtml.

More information on LSU’s re-organization process can be found at www.lsu.edu/LSU2015.