The Louisiana Board of Regents’ Public Affairs Division supports the mission of the Board of Regents by serving as the agency-wide hub for dissemination of information.  The Public Affairs Division’s mission is to communicate timely and accurate information to all stakeholders.  Public Affairs cultivates a working relationship with reporters and media representatives to increase community relations, maintain contact with other governmental agencies and keep the public informed.  Public Affairs manages a range of platforms including the Board of Regents website, social media accounts, newsletters, media advisories and press releases.

The Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs serves as the lead media contact for Regents.

The Louisiana Board of Regents welcomes all media opportunities and requests.  Requests for permission to conduct an interview, film, video or photograph must be made through Public Affairs Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.  Requests can be made by calling 225.342.4253, emailing or directly with a Public Affairs staff member.

The Commissioner of Higher Education serves as the primary spokesperson for the Louisiana Board of Regents.  The Commissioner may delegate a spokesperson to serve as a resource for their area(s) of responsibility.


Nikki Godfrey

Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs

Brittany Francis

Communications Manager

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