Weather Issues Change Plans for OSU President Gordon Gee; Will Address LSU Transition Advisory Team by Skype

UPDATE: Gordon Gee address now scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

Severe winter weather in the north has changed the travel plans for The Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee who was scheduled to appear before LSU’s Transition Advisory Team today. He will now address the group via Skype.

The Transition Advisory Team will meet Tuesday in the Abell Board Room of the Lod Cook Alumni Center beginning at 4 p.m. and Gee is expected the address the group at approximately 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be available by live streaming video.

Gee is serving his second term as president of Ohio State, joining the university in 2007 after previously serving as president there from 1990-98.  As chief executive officer, he oversees Ohio State’s six campuses, 65,000 students, and 48,000 faculty and staff. Gee is widely considered one of the most highly experienced and respected leaders in higher education, having been named by Time Magazine as one of the top 10 university presidents in the country in 2009.

In addition to his service at Ohio State, he led Vanderbilt University from 2001-07, Brown University from 1998-2000, the University of Colorado from 1985 to 1990 and West Virginia University from 1981-85.

Live streaming video of the meeting will be available at http://lsu.edu/tat.  All users may enter as guests. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Flash player for access. Users can go to http://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and determine if their computer has the latest version of Adobe Flash.

More information on LSU’s reorganization process can be found at www.lsu.edu/LSU2015. Agendas for all meetings are also posted on this site.

 

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ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The Ohio State President Gordon Gee to Address LSU Transition Advisory Team Tuesday

The Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee will address LSU’s Transition Advisory Team Tuesday, March 5, in the Abell Board Room of the Lod Cook Alumni Center.  The Transition Advisory Team will meet from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and it will be available by live streaming video.

The Transition Advisory team, a 10-member panel tasked with providing information to the LSU Board of Supervisors to facilitate the reshaping of the LSU System, is meeting for the fourth time.  The team held its first meeting on Jan. 8, an Immersion Workshop on Feb. 7, and its third meeting on Feb. 19.

Gee is serving his second term as president of Ohio State, joining the university in 2007 after previously serving as president there from 1990 to 1998.  As chief executive officer, he oversees Ohio State’s six campuses, 65,000 students, and 48,000 faculty and staff.  Gee is widely considered one of the most highly experienced and respected leaders in higher education, having been named by Time Magazine as one of the top 10 university presidents in the country in 2009.

In addition to his service at Ohio State, he led Vanderbilt University from 2001 to 2007, Brown University from 1998-2000, the University of Colorado from 1985 to 1990 and West Virginia University from 1981 to 1985.

Live streaming video of the meetings will be available at http://www.lsu.edu/tat.  All users may enter as guests. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Flash player for access.  Users can go to http://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm to determine if their computer has the latest version of Adobe Flash.

More information on LSU’s re-organization process can be found at www.lsu.edu/LSU2015.  Agendas for these meetings will also be posted on the website at a later date.