• News Release: 3/8/2019

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    March 08, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Contact:  Ruthie Gergeni
    (985-448-7919 • news@fletcher.edu)
     
     
    March 8, 2019
                                   
                                                   
    Fletcher’S W. CHANDLER LEBOeUF ELECTED to state leadership position
     
    Schriever, LA – Fletcher’s W. Chandler LeBoeuf, M.Ed., Executive Director of Institutional Advancement & Fletcher Foundation, was recently elected to serve as State Director for Louisiana for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). This is the first time a community college advancement professional will serve in this role. As State Director for Louisiana, LeBoeuf will serve a two-year term, 2019-2021. The election took place in Grapevine, Texas at the Annual CASE District IV Conference. CASE District IV is made up of educational institutions in Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas.
     
    The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a membership association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and associated areas.
    “The Fletcher Community is so proud of Chandler on being elected as the CASE State Director,” commented Chancellor Dr. Kristine Strickland. “CASE is the national professional organization for individuals who serve Colleges and Universities in advancement and fundraising. Chandler's election to this role is a recognition of both his professional abilities in advancement and his strong leadership skills. In addition, Chandler will serve as the first individual from a community college in the State Director role. This is an accomplishment not only for Fletcher and Chandler, but for community colleges across the State.”
    “I am very excited to serve as the CASE District IV Louisiana State Director for the next two years,” commented LeBoeuf. “I am eager to bring community colleges into the conversation. My goal over the next two years is to build stronger communication and collaboration amongst advancement professionals in the state of Louisiana. This includes K-12, community and technical colleges, and universities. We all have something to learn from one another and we are a stronger Louisiana when working together. I am humbled that my peers across the state recognize my leadership abilities and my passion to serve in this role.”