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
Beaumont, Texas 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

Vice Provost for Digital Learning
Dr. Brenda Nichols
PO Box 10002
Beaumont, TX  77710
409.880.7087
Wayne A. Reaud Building, Rm 319

Acting Associate Provost
Dr. Joe Nordgren
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
Setzer Student Center, Rm 230

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

Vice President for Global Diversity, Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs
John Bello-Ogunu, Sr.
P.O. Box 10137
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.7169
Carl Parker Building, Rm 204

Athletic Director
Marco Born 
P.O. Box 10066
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.2248
Dauphin Athletic Complex, Rm 208

Administrative Departments

Facilities Management
P.O. Box 10016
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8470

Financial Services - Finance and Operations
Jamie Larson
Associate Vice President for Finance-Controller
P.O. Box 10003
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.7126

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

Administrative Services - Finance and Operations
Diane Thibodeaux

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

Planning & Construction
Katherine Miller
Assistant Vice President
P.O. Box 10112
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.8641

Office of Planning and Assessment
Dr. Theresa Hefner-Babb
Executive Director/SACSCOC Liaison
P.O. Box 10302
Beaumont, Texas 77710
409.880.1843

Alumni Affairs
Shannon Figueroa
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