2022 UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION AGENDA

Fall 2022 • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 • Peltier Auditorium • 8:30 a.m.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Coffee and Refreshments

8:30 a.m.

Session I

Master of Ceremonies

Dr. Todd Keller
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Welcome and Opening Remarks

The State of the University

Dr. Jay Clune
President

New Faculty Announcements

Dr. Todd Keller
Vice Provost

9:45 a.m.

Faculty Promotions and Tenure Presentation of Awards

Dr. Todd Keller

Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence

Eugene Gouaux
Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration and Computer Information Systems

Wayne Patten #1 Endowed Professorship in Business

Dr. Adrien Maught

Buquet Dyslexia Endowed Professorship in Education

Jason Talbot

Maxine Giardina Endowed Professorship in Education

Carole Boos

John Brady Jr. Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts

Dr. Andrew Simoncelli

Belle & Leonard Toups-Writing Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts

Dr. Katherine Connor

Belle & Leonard Toups-Literary Studies Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts

Dr. Michael Martin

Belle & Leonard Toups-Language Studies Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts

Dr. Robin White

Belle & Leonard Toups-Cultural Studies Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts

Dr. Shana Walton

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

Dr. Todd Keller

10:30 a.m.  – Break

10:45 a.m.

Enrollment Update

Renee Hicks
Assistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Access & Success

Title IX & Power-based Violence

Dr. Steven Kenney
Assistant Vice President for Human Resources/Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer/ Title IX Coordinator

CTE and SAM Updates

Dr. Aimee Hollander and Dr. Amy Hebert

Revamped Care Team and Overview of Student Access Center

Dr. Janice Lyn and Kaci Bergeron

Bridge to Independence

Dr. Mary Breaud

12:30 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own) The Galliano Dining Hall is open.

Session II

College and Institute Faculty Meetings

College of Business Administration
1:30 pm, Powell 113

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
1 pm, CEBS 125

College of Liberal Arts
1:30 pm, Danos Theater

College of Nursing
1:30 pm, Ayo 152

College of Sciences and Technology
1 pm, Peltier Auditorium

Chef John Folse Culinary Institute
1:30 pm, Ledet 121