LA Board Of Regents Recognizes Dr. Davidson For More Than 40 Years Of Service
BATON ROUGE – On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the LA Board of Regents recognized Dr. Kerry Davidson for more than 40 years of outstanding service to the Louisiana Board of Regents.
Davidson recently retired from Regents after serving in leadership capacities since 1975. He served as Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs and Sponsored Programs for more than twenty years, and transitioned to the position of Deputy Commissioner for Sponsored Programs in 1997. His office has administered the Board of Regents Support Fund since 1987, and competitively funded numerous federal initiatives including awards from NSF, NIH, NASA, and the Departments of Energy, Education, Defense, and Commerce. He has also worked extensively on building campus and statewide Research and Development efforts across STEM disciplines.
Dr. Davidson is a graduate of Morehouse College and earned a doctorate in Modern European History from Tulane University.
"Regents would like to congratulate Dr. Davidson on his retirement, along with his significant contributions to the Board of Regents and higher education in this state," said Commissioner Joseph C. Rallo.