FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (8/06)
Contact: Lynn Stewart or Kelsey Johnson, Centenary News Service, 318841-7265
Regents to Complete Funding for 3 New Endowed Professorships at Centenary
WHO: Louisiana Board of Regents and Commissioner of
Higher Education E. Joseph Savoie
WHAT: Announcing completion of three new endowed professorships
(funded at a total of $300,000 dollars) at Centenary College, as well
as the completion of other endowments at Southern University-Shreveport,
LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and LSU in Shreveport (60% of
funds raised by the institutions, 40% matched by the State of Louisiana).
This year’s matching funds for Centenary will complete the following
George D. Nelson, Sr., Endowed Professorship
A.C. “Cheesy” Voran Choir Director Endowed Professorship #3
A.C. “Cheesy” Voran Choir Director Endowed Professorship #4
WHEN: Tuesday, August 29, 2006, at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Southern University in Shreveport
ETC.: Those attending will also include donors, families,
area legislators, members of the Louisiana Board of Regents and Centenary
Board of Trustees, faculty, administrators, and a representative of the
Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
For further information: please contact Lynn Stewart, 318-869-5120, or
Kevin Hardy, Louisiana Board of Regents, 225-342-4253.
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