Gov. Bobby Jindal has made appointments to two of the state's higher education boards; the Board of Regents and the Southern University Board of Supervisors.
Among those appointed Friday to the Southern board is Leon Tarver, a former president of Southern.
New members named to the Southern board were Michael Small, of Slidell, a senior network engineer at Computech Solutions Inc.; and Raymond Fondel Jr., of Lake Charles, who owns an insurance agency.
New members Jindal named to the Board of Regents are businessman Robert Lipsey, of Baton Rouge; Joel Dupre, of New Orleans, who is president of Southern Recycling; and Edward Markle of New Orleans, the president of Markle & Associates.