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May 2011

LSU Law Center Awards Degrees at 2011 Commencement Ceremonies; Joel I. Klein, Attorney and Former NYC Education Chancellor, Inspires Students with Keynote Address
May 27, 2011

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Baton Rouge, LA - The LSU Law Center awarded degrees to 176 students during Commencement Ceremonies held today at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.  Mr. Joel Klein, a prominent attorney, education leader, and news executive, delivered an inspiring keynote address to the graduates.  

Some 171students received the Juris Doctor, Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law and Graduate Diploma in Civil Law, and five students received the Master of Laws degree, according to Chancellor Jack M. Weiss.  Anthony G. Falterman, a member of the LSU Board of Supervisors and a 1970 graduate of the Law Center, conferred degrees on behalf of the LSU Board of Supervisors.  Dr. John V. Lombardi, President of the LSU System, also participated in the ceremonies.

Chancellor Weiss spoke to the graduates about generosity and encouraged them to, “keep your eye at all times on the values of forgiveness and understanding.” 

Keynote speaker Joel Klein served as Deputy...


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Live Streaming of LSU Law Commencement, Friday, May 27
May 26, 2011

Members of the LSU Law community are invited to join us for the 2011 Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 27.  Whether you are here in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Friday, or joining us from places afar, you can be part of the festivities.

Join us in person at the PMac at 9:30 a.m., or view the 2011 graduation ceremony live and on-line at http://bit.ly/jbsC5x

Mr. Joel Klein, a prominent attorney, education leader, and news executive, will deliver the commencement address. Klein served as Deputy White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton and is the former Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, where he earned a reputation as a transformational leader of the largest public school system in the United States. In January 2011, Klein was named CEO of the Educational Division and Executive Vice President, Office of the Chairman, at News Corporation. 

Commencement Time:  9:30 a.m.

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News Corporation Executive Joel Klein to Deliver LSU Law Center Commencement Address in Exercises Set for Friday, May 27, 2011
May 19, 2011

More than 180 students will receive the Juris Doctor, Graduate Diploma in Comparative/Civil Law and Master of Laws degrees at Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for Friday, May 27, announced Chancellor Jack M. Weiss. Ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU Campus. The LSU Law Center Class of 1961 Golden Graduates will also participate in the ceremonies.

Mr. Joel Klein, a prominent attorney, education leader, and news executive, will deliver the commencement address. Klein served as Deputy White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton and is the former Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, where he earned a reputation as a transformational leader of the largest public school system in the United States. In January 2011, Klein was named CEO of the Educational Division and Executive Vice President, Office of the Chairman, at News Corporation. 

"Joel Klein's diverse and distinguished career exemplifies the many...


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