April 17, 2013

President Provides State of Grambling State University

Frank G. Pogue and key administration officials will provide important updates Thursday

GRAMBLING, LA – Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue will give a campus and community update Thursday. In light of ongoing state higher education and budget issues, the president plans to provide an overview about the status of the university, recognizing some recent accomplishments and issues and looking forward to the summer and the next academic year.

“Yes, these are challenging, difficult times,” said Pogue, “but we will get through all of this, and I want people to know that there are good things happening at Grambling State University. No matter what, we will focus on our core mission and we will continue to enhance the academic profile of this university and its students.”

The 11 a.m. event will be held at T.H. Harris Auditorium on the main campus. The president and some key administration officials will provide updates about the university’s academic programs, athletics programs, recently-launched campus beautification efforts and fiscal affairs. In addition, the president will make time to acknowledge the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon, asking that the campus and community pray for the victims and their families.

The Grambling State University World-Famed Tiger Marching Band and the university choir will provide music and songs, and the university alma mater will be sung at the end of the program. The event will last less than an hour.

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