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Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are the lifeblood of our campuses. They foster cultures of innovation and support throughout our nine universities.

Bridging the Divide

The 2024 Bridging the Divide Summer Series is driven by the Universities of Louisiana Content Experts. Each of our five experts will lead a program focusing on their area of expertise: financial literacy, mental health, grant writing & research, online teaching & learning, and open educational resources.

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Management & Leadership Institute

The Management & Leadership Institute for the Universities of Louisiana (M&LI) is a two-semester program for mid-career faculty and staff who aspire to broadened academic, professional or administrative leadership roles.

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Reginald F. Lewis Educational Opportunity Initiative

Each of the UL System’s nine member institutions have developed and implemented long-standing, successful initiatives aimed at supporting historically underserved populations. To bring these institutional efforts to scale, System-level coordination is required. The resulting Reginald F. Lewis Educational Opportunity Initiative allows for targeted synergies for equity-focused programs and resources to be housed at the System level. The annual report provides an update of our work to date.

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Future of Academe

Recognizing that the aspirations outlined in the System's strategic framework cannot be realized without purposeful outreach to prospective high-quality faculty and staff from diverse demographic, experiential, and cultural backgrounds, the UL System is launching its inaugural Future of Academe event.

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Core Competencies

In 2019, we identified a group of talented faculty members, academic officers, and presidents and charged them with defining the essential skills each of our graduates develop at the Universities of Louisiana, no matter the degree program. Though slowed by the pandemic, the task force identified and described five competencies that will lead to lifelong success in life and career.

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Through a partnership between Louisiana Tech 91tvӰԺ and Coursera, all 91tvӰԺ of Louisiana System faculty and staff have access to a new platform to attain Google Certifications in the following courses: Project Management, Digital Marketing & E-commerce, Data Analytics, UX Design, IT Support, and IT Automation.

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Content Experts

The Universities of Louisiana have identified experts in four content areas to author a repository of resources aiding in educating faculty and staff to best carry out our mission.

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  • Mental Health Expert – Dr. Kevin Yaudes
  • Online Teaching and Learning Expert – Dr. Elizabeth Hornsby
  • Financial Literacy Expert – Dr. Brian Bolton
  • Research and Grant Writing Expert – Cheryl E. Hall
  • Open Educational Resources Expert – Dr. Megan Lowe


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