President - Southeastern Louisiana University

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Southeastern Louisiana University. This is an excellent opportunity for an engaging and dynamic leader who is inspired by Southeastern’s emphasis on excellence in lifelong learning, community engagement, cultural enrichment, teaching and research, and service to others. The individual selected as President will assume the position prior to Fall 2023. 

Southeastern Louisiana University is a public, regional institution and one of nine member institutions under the supervision and management of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. Founded in 1925, Southeastern is categorized as an SREB Four-Year 3 institution, as a Carnegie Master’s College and University I, and a SACSCOC Level V institution.

The mission of Southeastern Louisiana University is to lead the educational, economic, and cultural development of southeast Louisiana. Located in Hammond, Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana University is situated in the heart of the southeast region of the state, attracting students from throughout the region. The University enrolls more than 13,000 students and offers approximately 65 degree programs, with the majority being baccalaureate programs. It serves the educational and cultural needs of the region through traditional and electronic delivery of courses.

The Board and University are seeking a president who will be a visionary, entrepreneurial leader who has exhibited both academic and senior administrative success; is committed to fundraising, economic development, and community relations; and is student-centered. Further, the President should empower others through transparent communication, collaborative management, and shared governance.

Candidates will be expected to have high-level executive experience with demonstrated performance of exceptional quality. Those holding an earned doctorate and having a background in higher education administration are preferred. Management experience in other fields will also be considered. 

The Presidential Search Committee will accept letters of interest, résumés, and nominations until the position is filled. For best consideration, letters of interest in the position and résumés should be provided by March 24, 2023. Information can be submitted via mail or electronically to: 


Ms. Elizabeth Pierre, Chair

Board of Supervisors

University of Louisiana System

1201 North Third Street, Suite 7-300

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Telephone: (225) 342-6950

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