Office of the President

 

LSU President William F. Tate IV

LSU President William F. Tate IV

LSU President William F. Tate IV

LSU President William F. Tate IV joins other dignitaries for a ribbon cutting in December 2023 for the new Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport.

LSU President William F. Tate IV joins other dignitaries for a ribbon cutting in December 2023 for the new Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport.

LSU President William F. Tate IV  meets with students in November 2023 at the President's Late Night Breakfast.

LSU President William F. Tate IV meets with students in November 2023 at the President's Late Night Breakfast.

LSU President William F. Tate IV joins other dignitaries for a ribbon cutting at the renovated Huey P. Long Field House in October 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV joins other dignitaries for a ribbon cutting at the renovated Huey P. Long Field House in October 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV joins Homecoming King and Queen Brooks Belanger and Juliette Leray on the field during LSU's game with Army on Oct. 21, 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV joins Homecoming King and Queen Brooks Belanger and Juliette Leray on the field during LSU's game with Army on Oct. 21, 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at Fall Fest 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at Fall Fest 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV takes on students in a friendly putting competition as the Fall 2023 semester begins.

LSU President William F. Tate IV takes on students in a friendly putting competition as the Fall 2023 semester begins.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at the summer 2023 commencement.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at the summer 2023 commencement.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at LSU Day at the Capitol in April 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at LSU Day at the Capitol in April 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at the baseball national championship celebration in June 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks at the baseball national championship celebration in June 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks with LSU Shreveport students during his Scholarship First bus tour in March 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks with LSU Shreveport students during his Scholarship First bus tour in March 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV takes part in the women's basketball national championship celebration in April 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV takes part in the women's basketball national championship celebration in April 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV harvests crawfish in Crowley during his Scholarship First bus tour in March 2023.

LSU President William F. Tate IV harvests crawfish in Crowley during his Scholarship First bus tour in March 2023.

LSU AgCenter horticulturists shared freshly picked muscadines from the Hill Farm Teaching Facility with LSU president William F. Tate IV in August 2022.

LSU AgCenter horticulturists shared freshly picked muscadines from the Hill Farm Teaching Facility with LSU president William F. Tate IV in August 2022.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits with a student at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry during a New Orleans tour in August 2022.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits with a student at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry during a New Orleans tour in August 2022.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits with radiology technicians at LSU Eunice.

LSU President William F. Tate IV visits with radiology technicians at LSU Eunice.

 

President Tate and Kenedi Lynch

On Par Podcast

In "On Par with the President," LSU President William F. Tate IV chats with members of the LSU community who are at the top of their game.

In this episode of "On Par," meet the LSU student who's in a league of her own: scholar student and undergraduate researcher, Kenedi Lynch. Find out how she balances it all and what she still hopes to accomplish as a future physician-scientist.    

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Guiding Principles

Seek truth. Truth is foundational to society and the mission of the university.
Exhibit empathy. Once the truth is established, it is imperative to exhibit empathy where appropriate. Knowing the truth is important. Yet, the truth requires displaying empathy at times.
Demonstrate care. The pursuit of truth by colleagues operating in a caring fashion represents the hallmark of great university community. Add empathy and you know the place is special.

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Vision for the Future

Imagine a university where scholarship is the primary objective. Scholarship reigns.
The immediate focus is on positioning LSU to be a place where scholarship grows and flourishes in a fashion consistent with the pressing needs of society.
Think more outstanding research, teaching, and learning. Try finding more resources to fund students’ scholarships. Embrace growing the scholar-athlete mindset.
Scholarship first!

 

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LSU Campuses

Each LSU campus plays a vital role in preparing students to incorporate new knowledge and new technologies into their daily lives.  

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