His 46-year tenure at the University began in 1963. He became vice president for Student Affairs in 1974, and held the position until his 2009 retirement.
UL Lafayette students interested in learning about the creation and historical evolution of presidential power can sign up for a class which begins March 8.
Political Science 390: Presidential Power is a course that chronicles presidential power both legal and political and in domestic and foreign arenas. It will examine the original Constitutional intent of the founders, historical precedents, U.S. Supreme Court cases and the nature of relations between the President and the public, media, Congress, bureaucracy and courts.
The one-hour credit course will be held on Thursdays from 11 to 11:50 a.m. Students interested in registering should contact the department secretary in room 112, Mouton Hall. For more information, call 482-6171.