Wednesday, May 3, 2013

University of New Orleans Names Gregg Lassen Vice President for Business Affairs

Gregg LassenGregg Lassen
Vice President for Business Affairs

University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos announced that Gregg Lassen has been appointed vice president for business affairs.

Lassen is currently vice president for finance and operations at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He will succeed Linda Robison who is retiring as vice president of business affairs after 39 years at the University. Lassen's appointment begins on July 1.

Prior to his position at Lamar, Lassen spent five years at The University of Texas at Tyler, first serving as vice president for business affairs and then executive vice president. He also spent three years as vice president of business and finance at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Lassen holds a doctorate in political science from Southern Miss, a law degree from the University of Houston and a master's and bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.