The Lion's Roar

10 years with Crain

10 years with Crain

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under On Campus, Showcase

On Feb. 17, 2009, the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System appointed Dr. John Crain as the president of the university. Serving at the university for a total of 32 years, Crain started as a faculty member for the College of Business, later becoming the department head. While s...

Student fees increase

Student fees increase

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, News

In the spring semester, the university will introduce a $5.30 per credit hour student fee increase in line with the University of Louisiana System decision. For a full-time student, or a student taking 12 credit hours, the total fee increase equals $63.60. The university is expected to raise about...

Busekist named faculty representative to athletics

Busekist named faculty representative to athletics

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Faculty Athletics Representative David Busekist received his title after the former representative, Joseph Morris, stepped down from the position. A long-time member of the Athletic Committee, Busekist has been working with athletes for many years now. President Dr. John Crain appointed him to the...

Crain’s presidential details

Crain’s presidential details

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The highest position someone can hold at the university is the position of president. It seems like a president is mostly in charge of looking over everyone else and having the final say in a decision. So, what does the university president, Dr. John Crain, actually do? All of the president’s...