2019 LSUE Chancellor Search

 
The LSUE Chancellor Search Committee is pleased to announce that three candidates will visit LSUE next week to participate in on-campus interviews. As part of their interviews, candidates will speak at open forums to which all members of the LSUE campus community are invited to attend.

The following candidates have accepted the invitation to participate in on-campus interviews:
 

Nancee Sorenson

NANCEE SORENSON

Dr. Nancee Sorenson joined Hillsborough Community College in January of 2015 as the first female President for the Brandon Campus. She has a 30 year career in higher education with her most recent position as Vice President of Student Development at the East Campus of Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona and in 2012 served as Acting President for that campus.


Sorenson's Curriculum Vitae


 

On Campus: April 23

  • Open Forum with LSUE Staff | 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. | Acadian Center Room 127
  • Open Forum with Faculty | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Acadian Center Room 127
  • Open Forum with Students | 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Acadian Center Room 127

Dwight Watson

DWIGHT WATSON

Dr. Dwight C. Watson is currently the Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Southwest Minnesota State University and has served in this role since 2015. As Provost and Vice President, he supervises the academic deans and their departments, the Dean of Students and the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, and the Chief Information Officer.


Watson's Curriculum Vitae


 

On Campus: April 24

Open Forum with LSUE Staff | 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. | Acadian Center Room 127
Open Forum with Faculty | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Acadian Center Room 127
Open Forum with Students | 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Acadian Center Room 127


Ron Dempsey

RON DEMPSEY

Dr. Ron Dempsey is currently the Vice President for University Advancement at Winona State University and has served in this role since 2016. As VP for University Advancement, he is responsible for overseeing the operations for the offices of Development, Alumni Relations, Marketing/Communication, and Governmental Relations for Winona State and serves on the president’s executive senior staff.


DEMPSEY's Curriculum Vitae


 

On Campus: April 25

Open Forum with LSUE Staff | 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. | Acadian Center Room 127
Open Forum with Faculty | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Acadian Center Room 127
Open Forum with Students | 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Acadian Center Room 127


 

SEARCH COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • Dr. William Richardson, LSU Vice President for Agriculture & Dean, College of Agriculture, Committee Chair
  • Becki Benoit, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Lafayette General Health
  • Brandon Borill, LSUE Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Pat Dossman, New York Life Agent
  • Dr. Jessica Jones, LSUE Director of Student Success
  • Amy LeMaire, Student Representative, President of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Dr. Renee Robichaux, LSUE Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Jim Robinson, LSUE Faculty Senate Chair
  • Bill Rodier, Executive Director of St. Landry Parish Economic Development
  • Mary Werner, Director & VP of The North American Land Company, LLC and Sweet Lake Land & Oil Company, LLC. and Chair-elect of the LSU Board of Supervisors
  • Jeff Willis, LSUE Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach