president of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana
who held the post from July 1, 1996 to Dec. 31, 2014 when enrollment
reached record levels during his 18 years as president after it
exceeded 10,500 for the first time in the fall of 2004.
Cause of Death: Lengthy illness
Born: March 20, 1943
Died: November 18, 2015
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana