News from the Office of Academic Affairs

LSU 25+

This program is for prospective students aged 25 or older who have a high school diploma or GED certificate but do not meet the regular freshman or transfer admission requirements.

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LSU Second Chance

For students who have been away from the university for five or more years, the LSU Second Chance policy allows a student to apply for readmission with grades earned at LSU in the past (with a grade of "C-" or better) to be included in the total hours earned.

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School of Human Resource Education Name Change

The School of Human Resource Education has changed its name to the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development.

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LSU Online Merged with LSU Continuing Education

LSU Online has merged with LSU Continuing Education and has changed its name to LSU Digital and Continuing Education.

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New Academic Programs to be Implemented in Fall 2018

Four new academic programs will be offered in the fall 2018 semester and range from bachelor's degree to PhD.

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The University Hosted its Inaugural Promotion and Tenure Celebration

The University hosted its inaugural celebration to honor LSU faculty who have been awarded promotion and/or tenure effective next academic year. The professional milestones the honorees reached signal outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service for which LSU is known.

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Eighty-two faculty members honored at the LSU Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation 2018

Louisiana State University recognized faculty excellence at the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation hosted at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on May 2.

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Integrative Learning Workshop

Dr. Amy Jessen-Marshall, vice president of integrative learning with the Association of American Colleges & Universities will visit LSU on April 9 & 10 as part of the university's preparation for the new Integrative Learning Core.

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FY 2018-2019 Budget Hearing Outline

The budget hearings process will provide for a greater understanding of the LSU resource allocation process, allow for more transparency of operating budget development, and link the budgeting process to the LSU strategic plan. The budget hearings will provide a framework for considering resource allocations and will do so in a manner that is both analytical and transparent.

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Chevron Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Philanthropic Donation to LSU

On Feb. 8, Chevron celebrated its longstanding partnership with LSU at a check presentation and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Chevron Center for Engineering Education housed in Patrick F. Taylor Hall.

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Tiger Days

LSU’s Learning and Teaching Collaborative is announcing a new program, Tiger Days, a week of open classroom visits, with faculty visiting classrooms across campus. This is a way to highlight and promote the quality instruction occurring across campus and to allow faculty see their colleagues in action.

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University Launches the Center for Collaborative Knowledge

A fully faculty-driven enterprise, the Center for Collaborative Knowledge has been designated one of the 10 major initiatives in the 2025 Strategic Plan.

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