Barbara M. Hanson has been chosen as the new chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors.
The announcement was made Friday.
Hanson is currently the Vice President for Learning at San Jacinto College's Central Campus in Pasadena, Texas. A news release from the Louisiana system said she will assume responsibilities as LDCC Chancellor on Jan. 28. LDCC has campuses and facilities in Monroe and other cities in north Louisiana.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe has received $2.5 million to fund operations at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center. The funds come from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Louisiana Economic Development.
The News-Starreports the ULM center is a nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to new and existing entrepreneurs for 11 parishes in northeast Louisiana and statewide.