President John L. Crain
Dr. John L. Crain has served as the 14th President of Southeastern Louisiana University since his appointment to the position on February 17, 2009 by the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System.
Office of the President
Southeastern Louisiana University makes fundamental contributions to develop an educated citizenry, a workforce prepared for today's knowledge-based economy, and provides a number of cultural and creative opportunities that contribute to the well-being of the region. I am proud to work alongside such dedicated faculty and staff who continue to make great things possible for our students.
Dr. John Crain
President of Southeastern Louisiana University
Quotes & Comments
MESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENT
Campus UpdateJune 22, 2020
Today is the target date by which most of our campus offices will resume on-campus operations during normal business hours, albeit with generally reduced staffing levels to help ensure compliance with facility capacity limits, social distancing requirements, and other public health safety guidelines.
Stage Two PlansJune 08, 2020
Governor Edwards announced last week that he was moving Louisiana into Phase Two of the White House COVID-19 guidelines for reopening. While the Governor’s new Order, effective June 5, allows for expanded operation of businesses and other establishments, it continues to restrict operational capacity of facilities and maintains social distancing requirements.
Phase 2 OperationsJune 03, 2020
Based on current directives of state leaders and guidance from public health officials, Louisiana higher education institutions, including Southeastern, are implementing a phased incremental return to campus operations.
Budget UpdateJune 27, 2019
The 2019 Session of the Louisiana Legislature adjourned on June 6, 2019, and I want to express appreciation for the leadership of Governor John Bel Edwards and for his work and that of many of our legislators in support of funding for higher education.
Budget UpdateJune 26, 2018
Apparently, the Louisiana Legislature had been counting on the often-heard idiom, "Third time's the charm." In this year's third special session which ended Sunday, the Legislature finally agreed to a solution that allows the state to avert the July 1 fiscal cliff that was rapidly approaching.
Budget UpdateJune 19, 2017
Following a somewhat ignominious June 8 end to the Regular Legislative Session and the associated failure to adopt a State budget, the Louisiana Legislature accomplished the necessary task this past week in a brief special session that ended on June 16, 2017.