The Board of Supervisors for the Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College was created by the Louisiana State Constitution of 1974.
The Board is vested with the responsibility via the Constitution and Louisiana State Revised Statutes for the management and supervision of the institutions of higher education, statewide agricultural programs and other programs which comprise the Southern University System.
The powers of the Board are subject only to those which are granted by the State Constitution to the Louisiana State Board of Regents.
The first official meeting of the Board of Supervisors was held in May 1975 on the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Rev. Joe R. Gant, Jr., Chairman
Ronald Mason Jr., President and Secretary to the Board
Kala E. Joseph Board Relations Coordinator
Lisa T. Green Administrative Secretary
Post Office Box 10878
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
*** 4th Floor, J.S. Clark Administration Building Southern University Baton Rouge, LA 70813