The Lion's Roar

Leaders inspire students with different approaches

Incoming and returning honors students were invited to the Honors Welcome on Aug. 20, hosted by the Honors and International Initiatives Office.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

While some students direct their full attention on studies and attending class, some students juggle balancing academics and extra involvement on campus through organizations. Presidents of student organizations work with their members and lead by example. Danielle Magruder, a senior middle school...

10 years with Crain

About 10 years ago, on Feb. 17, 2009, Dr. John Crain became the president of the university. From faculty member for the College of Business to interim provost, Crain has served the university for 32 years.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

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...

A day in the life of Dr. John L. Crain

A typical day for President of the university Dr. John L. Crain involves supervising various campus activities. He also represents the university and makes appearances at events like

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018

President of the university Dr. John L. Crain strives to ensure a good experience for students as the university’s ambassador. The responsibilities of the president include overseeing various departments on campus, fundraising, advocating on behalf of the university, bridging the university management...

Crain’s presidential details

In his position as president, Dr. John Crain's responsibilities include assuming and retaining control of the university budget.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

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...