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Freeburgh Selected to Lead Board of Trustees

  • Posted: 10/10/13

Freeburgh Selected to Lead Board of Trustees

Charles Freeburgh, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees (BOT) since 2008, was elected Chair during the September 19, 2013 BOT meeting.  Freeburgh, a native of Pearl, Mississippi, currently serves as the Vice President of Advocacy for Axiall Corporation.  With over 35 years of experience in the chemical industry, he has served on many boards and committees, including the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Board of Directors.  A bachelor of science in chemical engineering graduate from Louisiana State University, Freeburgh has served as chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association and the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, and as a board member of both the Louisiana Manufacturers Political Action Committee (LAMP) as well as the River Parishes Community College Foundation.  

Freeburgh succeeds Steve Nathanson who has joined the Franciscan Missionary of Our Lady Health System Board. 

New Board leadership also confirmed at the September meeting include Redfield Bryan, M.D., Vice-Chair, and Judge Luke LaVergne, a retired District Judge of the Baton Rouge Family Court, who will serve as Secretary.


Professor of Nursing Awarded Gerontology Fellowships

Baton Rouge, LA – Fayron Epps, Ph.D., R.N., faculty in the School of Nursing at Our Lady of the Lake College (OLOL College), has recently been awarded two fellowships recognizing her research dedicated to improving the quality of life for African American older persons with dementia and their caregivers.

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Religion Professor Earns Research Fellowship

Baton Rouge, LA – David L. Whidden, III, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Our Lady of the Lake College, has been accepted for a competitive Wabash Center Summer Fellowship. The mission of the Wabash Center Summer Fellowship is to support the careers of promising young teachers and scholars in religion and theology.

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