Kimberly Russell has been selected as the new chancellor of LSU Eunice
LSU President F. King Alexander said in a news release Wednesday Russell is currently the vice president for advancement and external affairs and executive director of the Tyler Junior College Foundation at Tyler Junior College in Texas.
LSU conducted a national search for the new LSUE chancellor, led by a committee composed of LSUE faculty, staff and leaders from the community.
LSUE is a comprehensive, open admissions institution of higher education offering associate degrees, certificates and continuing education programs as well as transfer curricula. LSUE has a population of approximately 3,000 students and 230 faculty and staff.
Russell replaces William Nunez as LSUE chancellor. Nunez announced his retirement in December 2014.