Spring 2023 • Wednesday, January 11, 2023 • Peltier Auditorium • 8:30 a.m.

8 – 8:30 a.m.
Coffee and Refreshments

8:30 a.m.

Session I

Master of Ceremonies

Dr. Sue Westbrook
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Welcome and Opening Remarks


The State of the University

Dr. Jay Clune

9 a.m.

New Faculty Announcements

Dr. Todd Keller
Vice Provost

Presentation of Awards

Dr. Sue Westbrook

John C. Daigle Free Enterprise Endowed Professorship in Business


 Academic Affairs Award for Teaching Excellence (funded by Regions Bank)


Top 10 Grant Winner Awards

Mrs. Debi Benoit
Director, Research and Sponsored Program

9:30 a.m.

Student Affairs “Apple” Awards

Dr. Michele Caruso
Vice President for Student Affairs

UL System Core Competencies

Dr. Todd Keller


Mrs. Renee Hicks
Assistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Access and Success

10:15 a.m.  – Break

10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

“The Pathway to 2030”

Dr. Tristan Denley
Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs and Innovation
Louisiana Board of Regents

12:15 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)
Chick-fil-A will be open; Galliano Dining Hall is closed.

Session II

College and Institute Faculty Meetings

College of Business Administration
1:30 p.m., 113 Powell Hall

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
1 p.m., 125 Hill Hall

College of Liberal Arts
1:30 p.m., Danos Theater

College of Nursing
1:30 p.m., 152 Ayo Hall

College of Sciences and Technology
1 p.m., Peltier Auditorium

Chef John Folse Culinary Institute
1:30 p.m., 121 Ledet Hall