Chancellor’s Council

Renew or become a member of the Chancellor’s Council by giving at (as a one-time payment or by installments), or download the Chancellor’s Council Gift form and mail to:  LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Office of Alumni Relations; 110 LSU Student Union Building; Baton Rouge, LA 70803-0106.

Leadership and Members

Rock Palermo (’92) assumed chairmanship of the Chancellor’s Council in 2014.  Pat Vance (’75) serves as co-chair.

Council Members

Join the Chancellor’s Council

The Chancellor’s Council is the leadership giving level of the Annual Fund. Members make an annual unrestricted contribution to the Law Center of $1,000 or more. Graduates of 5 years or fewer may join for $500, and those out of law school for 10 years or fewer may join for $750. Gifts may be pledged over 12 months.

New Membership Benefits:

  • Admission for you and a guest to the annual Chancellor’s Council Dinner held each spring
  • Temporary parking passes for on campus events
  • 10% discount at The Cook Hotel & Conference Center (exclusions may apply)
  • 20% discount on season passes to Swine Palace performances –
  • Advance notice and special invitations to events of interest at the Law Center
  • Inclusion in our donor honor roll
  • Chancellor’s Council annual membership card
  • Chancellor’s Council car decal

Did you know that your Law Chancellor’s Council membership counts toward your class giving effort (for you reunion-bound alumni) as well as to your firm’s participation numbers in the Annual Fund competition?

Call Mimi Plauche at 225/578-8452, or send an email ( for information about Chancellor’s Council membership.

Donations may be made by check or credit card. Checks are made payable to the LSU Foundation (notation LSU Law Center Chancellor’s Council). Payments can be made as a one-time transaction or by installments. Payments may also be made through online giving.

Chancellor’s Council – Membership Levels
Annual Gifts to the Law Center
$500-$999 Member
(Graduate in past 5 years only)
$750 Member
(Graduate in past 10 years only)
$1,000-$2,499 Member
$2,500-$4,999 Sustainer
$5,000-$9,999 Associate
$10,000 + Patron

Specific Areas of Need — The Law Center’s Wish List:

$4,000 Sponsorship of Student Internship – Public Interest

$4,000 Sponsorship of Student Internship – Energy Law

$5,000 Sponsorship of 10 Student Speakers’ Series Lunches

$5,000 Sponsorship of a Career Summit

$7,500 Sponsorship of UK Visitors in Energy Law

$10,000 Sponsorship of the Law Review Banquet

$10,000 Sponsorship of the Journal of Energy Law and Resources Banquet

$10,000 Defraying Expenses of the Chancellor’s Council Dinner

$10,000 Sponsorship of Funding for Upperclass Student Mentors (Supporting Instruction & Student Internship Program)

$20,000 Defraying Expenses of Emeritus Past Faculty for Re-Hire

$25,000 Sponsorship of the Graduation Speaker’s Series

$25,000 Sponsorship for Interdisciplinary Energy Course Development and Offering

$35,000 Defraying Expenses of Marketing Study by Outside Consultant

$50,000 Sponsorship for Dedicated Energy Law Career Services Counselor for One Year

$100,000 Sponsorship for Dedicated Energy Law Career Services Counselor for Two Years

Thank you for your interest in supporting LSU Law!