Proposals for Spring 2022 Honors Courses
The Office of Academic Affairs invites you to become part of the Honors faculty by
submitting a course proposal to the Ogden Honors College for spring 2022. For more
information on teaching opportunities in the Honors College, and to find instructions
on submitting a course proposal, visit Ogden Honors College website and click on Faculty Portal. Please direct any questions to Drew Lamonica Arms, associate
dean of the Ogden Honors College, firstname.lastname@example.org.
LSU Testing Center Information
Several new processes were implemented at the LSU Testing Center this semester. Along
with boasting a new entrance on the Coates side of Himes and other student-centered
renovations, new or upgraded user-friendly and accessible software solutions for testing
have been implemented. Updated information is available on the Testing Center website to support faculty and students as they learn the new systems.
- Questionmark, a test creation software faculty can utilize to create secure tests,
has several new features this semester. Please review all the instructions and resources available here.
- Information for faculty about SmarterProctoring, the new test scheduling software
available through Moodle, can be found here.
Please Note: Assessments authored within Moodle cannot be administered in the LSU Testing Center
for security reasons. If you have any questions please contact email@example.com.
Make-up Days for Classes - 10/21 & 10/22
Make-up days for classes that were missed on Thursday, September 2 and Friday, September
3 are scheduled for this Thursday (10/21) and Friday (10/22), respectively. As a reminder,
the make-up sessions will be virtual in nature, meaning that no students are to attend
School of Collaborative Academic Programs Webinar Recording
Watch a recently hosted webinar that answers questions about the School of Collaborative Academic Programs and how
to become involved. For more information about the school and the proposal process,
Libraries Breaks LSU Record of E-Textbook Use
The Libraries' program of purchasing e-books that serve as class textbooks reached
an all time high this semester - doubling in numbers from the spring 2021 semester.
There are now 508 sections that use at least one "free" textbook and 221 total textbooks.
To learn more about selecting free e-textbooks for your students, click here.
Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor Database
Faculty are encouraged to add their names to the Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor Database. This database is an excellent way to connect with students looking for faculty-mentored
undergraduate research opportunities. LSU faculty interested in adding their name
to the database can do so at this link: Access the Faculty Mentor Database. Questions about the database should be emailed to the LSU Discover Undergraduate
Research Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power-Based Violence Prevention & Response Training
On Oct. 1, the university rolled out a new Power-Based Violence Prevention & Response
Training. This replaces the former Preventing Sexual Misconduct Training for LSU Employees
and must be completed by Dec. 31, 2021. If you already have completed the Preventing
Sexual Misconduct Training for 2021 and have your certificate, you do not need to
take this course, but you must complete the Mandatory Reporting mini-course which
presents current information about employee legal responsibilities.
Digital Resource and Content Accessibility
To satisfy the federal requirement, LSU has created the e-course, Digital Resource
and Content Accessibility Awareness. This course will teach employees about the federal
statutes and institutional policy governing digital resource and content accessibility,
and the tools available to ensure the proactive accessibility of digital resources
The Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics, Louisiana Board of Ethics
In response to Louisiana Revised Statute 42:1170, all public employees are required
to complete one hour of training on the Code of Governmental Ethics each calendar
year. This online training course is located on the Ethics Board website. Upon completion,
the employee will be provided with a certificate that documents the completion of
You can access all three required trainings on the mandatory training website.
October 26 | New Faculty Quick-Start
Mid-semester is a time to take stock of what is working and what is not. Join us for
a session exploring how to chart the next steps after mid-semester and identify university
resources to support your students. Register here for the New Faculty Morning Gathering.
Topic: Center for Academic Success
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021
Time: 8:00-9:30 a.m.
Location: B-2 Coates
November 10 | Inclusive Excellence Series Breakfast hosted by the College of Science
Featured speaker Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez presenting on "Managing Inclusive Excellence
in Academia." Administrators can find out more about the speaker, presentation and registration for the Excellence Series Breakfast here.
November 17 | University Faculty Awards Ceremony for 2019-20 Recipients
The University Faculty Awards Ceremony will celebrate the 2019-20 award recipients
on Nov. 17 at the Lod Cook Alumni Center. The 2020 and 2021 recipients will be honored
in the spring 2022 semester. You may view a list of the 2019-20 recipients as well as previous years here.