Academic Sub-Committee to Meet Friday; Live Streaming Available

The fifth meeting of the Academic Sub-Committee of the Transition Advisory Team will take place on Friday, July 19, at the LSU AgCenter in Efferson Hall.  The sub-committee is part of the LSU2015 process for the reorganization of LSU.  The meeting will be streamed live via the Internet at

The Academic Sub-Committee will meet from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in room 214 of Efferson Hall.

The sub-committee will open the meeting with a review of the LSU2015 process, followed by a presentation on the LOUIS Library Consortium given by Sara Zimmerman, executive director of the Louis Library Consortium. The sub-committee will also discuss academics at the Health Sciences Centers in both New Orleans and Shreveport and will close the meeting with a review of the sub-committee’s draft report and recommendations.

The Academic Sub-Committee met previously on Feb. 28 at LSU, on March 15 at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and April 5 and May 13 at the LSU AgCenter.

This sub-committee is focusing on inter- and intra-campus innovation and collaboration, academic standards and the strategic deployment of academic programs and leveraging technology for learning. It is co-chaired by William Jenkins, LSU System president emeritus, and Dr. Lester W. Johnson, professor and chief of surgery and director of Surgical Services at LSU Health Sciences Center.

Agendas for all LSU2015 sub-committee and task force group meetings can be found at

More information on LSU’s re-organization process can be found at  Also, visit LSU’s reorganization Facebook page at