About the Office

The Office of Academic Affairs supports the Executive Vice President and Provost in ensuring university excellence in learning, discovery, engagement, and diversity. We work closely with the faculty senate and the president to advance LSU using a shared governance model. We also make communication and transparency a hallmark of the office. Lastly, the essence of our academic core--our faculty and staff--are preeminent in everything we do. In fulfilling our mission, the office: 

  • coordinates academic programs, planning and review;
  • facilitates talent recruitment, development and retention;
  • assists with prioritizing the use and renovation of academic space;
  • advances and coordinates institutional diversity efforts and;
  • determines the strategic direction and allocation of university resources.

COVID-19 Roadmap

LSU continues to follow all CDC and state safety guidance, and will do everything possible to protect the health of our students, faculty, and staff.

Please check the "COVID Roadmap" website for:

  • COVID-19 Testing & Reporting
  • COVID -19 Vaccines
  • COVID Isolation & Quarantine 19-Protocol
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Roadmap 


Messages from Interim Provost Lee


Recent Updates

Call for Nominations | SEC Emerging Scholars Program
The University of Missouri will host an in-person SEC Emerging Scholars Career Preparation Workshop from September 27-29, 2022. The program is designed to promote professional development and networking opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at SEC institutions interested in higher education academic careers. 
Updated May 20, 2022

2021 & 2022 University Faculty Awards Ceremony & Reception
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
3-5 pm
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Faculty DEI Mentoring Awards Call for Nominations
Our office is pleased to announce a call for nominations for two Faculty Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Mentoring awards. Deadline for submissions is Monday, April 4.
Updated Mon., March 21, 2022

Curricular Analytics Office Hours
Do you need help with evaluating the structural complexities of a curriculum? Visit office hours every Monday in March and April from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Updated, Mon., March 21, 2022

Annual Review Process Office Hours
The Office of Academic Affairs will host virtual office hours for department chairs and faculty who would like support while working through the annual review process.
Updated Feb 2022

LSU Internationalization Lab
In partnership with the American Council on Education (ACE), LSU has begun a new global engagement strategy as part of ACE's Internationalization Lab. Through the lab process, the university will develop a comprehensive, strategic action plan.
Updated Wed., Nov. 10, 2021