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SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY SYSTEM QUICK FACTS
                                                               

Southern University System
Quick Facts

The only Historically Black College and University System in the nation

HISTORY

Southern University established in 1880 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Southern University and A&M College relocated to Baton Rouge (Scotlandville)
    in 1914
Southern University and A&M College System established in 1974

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
16-member Board of Supervisors
15 appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the LA State Senate for
     6-year terms
1 student member selected by the SU System SGA Presidents

LEADERSHIP
Southern University System President - Dr. Ronald Mason Jr.
Board Chair - Mr. Darren Mire
Board Vice-Chair - Atty. Murphy Bell

SYSTEM CAMPUSES
Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge
   Dr. James Llorens, chancellor
   www.subr.edu

Southern University, New Orleans
   Dr Victor Ukpolo, chancellor
   www.suno.edu

Southern University, Shreveport (2-yr institution)
   Dr. Ray L. Belton, chancellor
   www.susla.edu

Southern University Law Center (est. 1947)
   Freddie Pitcher Jr., chancellor
   www.sulc.edu

Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
   Dr. Leodrey Williams, chancellor
   www.suagcenter.edu

ENROLLMENT
Enrolled 14,011 students in 2010-11
- 67% Male
- 33% Female
- 23% attend part-time

GRADUATES
Graduated 2,090 in 2010-11
67 certificate/diploma (SUSLA)
    85% Black
    12% White
    3% Other

298 associates (SUSLA. SUNO)
    81% Black
    17% White
    2% Other
1100 bachelor's
    92% Black
    5 % White
    3% Other 
451 masters'
    77% Black
    7% White
    16% Other
23 doctoral
    78% Black
   
22% White
151 professional (SULC)
    61% Black
    35% White
    4% Other 

BUDGET / ECONOMIC IMPACT
Estimated System Operating Budget FY 2011-2012 - $138 million
SU System as a whole brings $539.5 million to Louisiana

HIGHLIGHTS / ACCOMPLISHMENTS

- The Southern University System has a new educational partnership with Education Online Services Corporation
    (EOServe Corp.) to implement multiple online degree programs.

-
The SU System established The Honoré Center for Undergraduate Student Achievement, a new program focused on
    significantly increasing the number of African-American male, baccalaureate degree holders in the New Orleans
   
region. The goal is to enroll African-American males in elementary education, to have more male role models in the
    school system. In exchange for free tuition, graduate of the program must teach two years in New Orleans.


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The Southern University System (SUS) will become the first university in Louisiana to become 100 percent
    tobacco-free.

- The Southern University Law Center (SULC) is among the nation's most popular law programs according to a
    U.S. News and World Report
article posted Thursday, March 24, 2011.