Southern University System Names Interim President

Kassie Freeman was named interim president of the Southern University system. She had been serving as the vice president for academic and student affairs. Prior to coming to Baton Rouge in 2007, she was the dean for academic achievement at Bowdoin College in Maine.

A graduate of Tuskegee University, Freeman holds a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Tennessee and a doctorate in educational studies from Emory University.

A search for a permanent president of the system is currently under way.