Office of Academic Affairs

Roy Haggerty

LSU Welcomes
Roy Haggerty Executive Vice President & Provost

Committed to the pursuit of positive intellectual advancement, Haggerty brings 26 years of academic research and administrative experience to LSU. He is a native of rural farm-land Alberta, Canada and professor of geology. 

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Academic Enterprise

The Office of Academic Affairs supports the Executive Vice President and Provost in ensuring university excellence in learning, discovery, engagement, and diversity. The office works 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.


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LSU's new faculty information system, Elements, allows for robust faculty activity data collection, maintenance and reporting on the teaching, research and service activities while the Discovery Module provides an interface for faculty collaboration and integration which allows collaborators to connect with faculty. 


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The Office of Academic Affairs oversees several units, committees and initiatives on campus. Below are popular quick links users typically navigate to from our website. 

Administrative Process Improvement Committee

Space Request Form

Internationalization Lab

Institutional Agreements

Faculty Research and Accolades

The LA CaTS Network, which has built a statewide research infrastructure based on a collaborative partnership involving 11 major Louisiana academic, research and healthcare delivery institutions, has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to receive a $20 million, five-year grant to continue its work to make Louisiana healthier by addressing health disparities and improving health outcomes in the state’s underserved population with chronic diseases.

So many things have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, one being transportation. During the past two years, the need for truck drivers and supplies has ramped up, leading one LSU professor to research improvements to the supply chain while making traffic safety a priority using autonomous vehicles.

Atlantis Industries aims to accelerate off-world technology breakthroughs.

Members of the media are invited to a presentation on Aug. 30 by Library of Congress' Veterans History Project Director Monica Mohindra, who will speak about the partnership between LSU and the Library of Congress.

Research led by Drs. Yuhai Zhao and Walter J Lukiw at the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center and the Departments of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Neurology and Ophthalmology, reports for the first time a pathway that begins in the gut and ends with a potent pro-inflammatory toxin in brain cells contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Mohadese Movahednia, a research assistant and Ph.D. student in the LSU Division of Electrical & Computer Engineering, was recently awarded the3rd best paper award at the 2022 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Texas Power and Energy Conference and 2nd best poster award at the 2022 IEEE PES (Power and Energy Society) General Meeting.