Randy L. Ewing is a timber businessman from Jackson Parish, who represented District 35 in the Louisiana State Senate from 1988 to 2000. He was the State Senate President in his last term from 1996 to 2000. Regent Ewing is the past president of the Louisiana Forestry Association. He has also served with Council for a Better Louisiana, Steps to Success and the Louisiana Methodist Foundation.
Ewing earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance/Business from Louisiana State University and A&M College. He is married to Rosemary Upshaw Ewing, and they have four children and five grandchildren.
Mr. Ewing was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards in January 2018 as an at-large member of the Board of Regents. His term expires on December 31, 2023.