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Southern University System Statewide Town Hall Meeting
in Shreveport,
Saturday, July 21st 2012.

July 19, 2012

Bill "Sharp" Strother
Director-Office of University Communications & Public Relations

SHREVEPORT, LA - The Southern University System, the only Historically Black College and University System, has, and will be faced with tremendous financial and political challenges, deep budget reductions, enrollment challenges, increased retirement and healthcare costs, and lack of reserves System-wide.

As a result of the current state of the University, the SU System must renew itself as a model, 21st Century Historically Black College and University system of higher learning.

Join SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. as he shares, “Keys to the Future of the Southern System,” an outline to encourage discussion and build a consensus agenda for a “new” Southern System.

You’re invited, this Saturday, July 21st, starting at 12 noon, in the SU Museum of Art, 610 Texas Street, downtown Shreveport.  Refreshments will be served and a pair of Bayou Classic tickets will be given away by Shreveport Chapter of the Southern University Alumni Federation.  For more information contact Ms. E. Jean Ware at 318/226-9011.

For the complete statewide itinerary and contact persons, please download Agenda.

Southern University at Shreveport Louisiana, an institution within the Southern University System, seeks to provide a quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates and associate degrees as well as offering courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities.  Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.

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