Gov. Edwards Congratulates Dr. Dennis Shields, the Newly-Selected President of the Southern University System & Chancellor of Southern University

Published 9:00 am Sunday, February 20, 2022

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statement congratulating Dr. Dennis Shields on being the newly-selected president of the Southern University System and chancellor of Southern University and A&M College.

Gov. Edwards said:

“Congratulations Dr. Dennis Shields on being selected as the new president of the Southern University System and chancellor of Southern University. I look forward to working with you and have no doubt that our students and faculty will continue to succeed under your leadership.  “