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Hines to deliver LSU Alexandria commencement address

Released: 12/02/2004

State Sen. Don Hines will be the guest speaker for LSU Alexandria’s Fall 2004 Commencement.

The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, in the gymnasium of the Physical Education Building/Fitness Center on campus. Approximately 135 students are expected to receive diplomas.

Hines, a Bunkie physician, has represented District 28 in the Senate since 1993. He became Senate president in January.

He was instrumental in securing legislative support for the initiative that allowed LSU Alexandria to become a four-year university in 2001. Also, Hines has served as a member of the LSU Alexandria Lay Advisory Committee.