The New Chancellor of Southern University Baton Rouge

James Llorens, assistant chief administrative officer in the mayor's office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and former dean of graduate studies at Southern University, was named the new chancellor of Southern University.

Dr. Llorens is a graduate of Loyola University. He holds a master’s degree in urban affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Ph.D. in political science from Louisiana State University.