Administration

Lamar University's administration heads and departments are here to answer any questions you may have. Allow them to assist you by contacting the appropriate department listed below.

Executive Administration

President
Dr. Kenneth Evans (Biography)
P.O. Box 10001
BeaumontTexas 77710
409.880.8405
Wayne A. Reaud Building, Rm 316

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. James Marquart (Biography)
P.O. Box 10002
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8398
Wayne A. Reaud Building, Rm 319

Sr. Associate Provost
Dr. Kevin B. Smith (Biography)
P.O. Box 10002
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8400
Wayne A. Reaud Building, Rm 310 

Vice President for Finance and Operations
Craig Ness
P.O. Box 10003
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8395
Wayne A. Reaud Building, Rm 316 

Vice President for Student Engagement
Dr. Vicki McNeil
P.O. Box 10054
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8458
Carl Parker Building, Rm 101

Vice President for University Advancement
Juan Zabala
P.O. Box 10011
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8419
John Gray Center, Rudy C. Williams Building, Rm 122

Vice President for Information Technology
Priscilla Parsons
P.O. Box 10020
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8489
Wayne A. Reaud Building, Rm 222

Athletic Director
Jason Henderson (Biography)
P.O. Box 10066
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8323
Dauphin Athletic Complex, Rm 208

Assistant to President for Community Relations/Athletics Program Liaison
Norman Bellard
PO Box 10066
Beaumont, TX 77710
409.880.7721
Dauphin Athletic Complex, Rm 206

Administrative Departments

Facilities Management
Michael Ruland
Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
P.O. Box 10016
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8470

Finance
Twila Baker
Associate Vice President for Finance-Comptroller
P.O. Box 10003
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8932

Human Resources
Catherine Blanchard
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
P.O. Box 11127
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8375

Finance
Diane Thibodeaux
Assistant Vice President, Administration
P.O. Box 10003
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.7249

Office of Planning and Assessment
P.O. Box 10302
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.1843

Alumni Affairs
Shannon Copeland
Director
P.O. Box 10005

Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.7819

Marketing Communications
Kate Downing
Director and Special Assistant to the President
P.O. Box 10116
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.7671

Public Relations
Brian Sattler
Director
P.O. Box 10011
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8396

Distance Education
Dr. Brenda Nichols
Associate Provost
PO Box 10002
Beaumont, TX  77710
409.880.7087