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LSU Board of Supervisors meet in Shreveport, first time in 7 years

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The LSU Board of Supervisors met at LSU-S for their monthly meeting Friday.

It's the first meeting the board has had off the Baton Rouge campus in seven years.

The Board of Supervisors is in charge of all of the colleges and universities in Louisiana state system.

System president Dr. F. King Alexander believes LSU-S has the most room for expansion in the system, and it's already on its way.

"Building the enrollments, keeping our students, building our graduation rates," said Dr. Alexander. "Becoming more accessible, flexible in our academic programs, and just doing more and more to address the needs of the region through higher education."

During the meeting, the board received updates from the chancellors of both the med school and LSU-S.

The Biomedical Research Institution also gave an update on the hospital's transition from public to private.

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