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SGA president elected to state board

Released: 06/17/2005

Connie R. Cooper of Alexandria has been elected secretary of Louisiana’s Council of Student Body Presidents.

COSBP is a statewide organization of public college and university Student Government Association and Student Bar Association presidents organized under the guidance of the Louisiana Board of Regents. The group works to help ensure that Louisiana’s colleges and universities remain responsive to the needs of students.

Cooper is president of the LSU Alexandria Student Government Association. Her service as an officer on the state board runs through 2006.

“This group exemplifies the wonderful leadership that is being developed on our campuses all across the state,” said Jimmy Clark, Regents Deputy Commissioner for Academic and Student Affairs and COSBP adviser. “These students take their positions quite seriously and work diligently for their respective student bodies and public university systems.”