Posted: Apr 24, 2013 1:30 PM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - LSU System President Dr. William L. Jenkins has named a 20-member search committee of faculty, staff and students, as well as community leaders to help select the next chancellor for LSU-Alexandria. The Town Talk reports Dr. Haywood Joiner, chair of LSU Alexandria's Department of Allied Health, and Charles S. Weems, III, a local attorney and chair of the LSUA Foundation Board, will co-chair the panel that will recommend finalists for the post to the LSU Board of Supervisors. The LSU Board of Supervisors will ultimately choose the new chancellor to succeed David P. Manuel, who is set to begin serving as chancellor of Drury University in Springfield, Mo., in May.