Governor taps new faces to sit on higher ed boards

January 4, 2019

The agencies overseeing Louisiana’s colleges and universities will see a number of new faces including a former gubernatorial chief of staff, a district attorney and a former speaker of the House after Gov. John Bel Edwards made new appointments.

New members include James S. “Jimmy” Clarke of Lafayette, a Louisiana State University graduate who used to be former Gov. Kathleen Blanco’s chief of staff and is now director of state policy for HCM Strategists, a health and education policy consulting firm.

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