Southern University System

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Southern University System
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Established1974 (by the Louisiana State Constitution)[1]
PresidentRay L. Belton
Location, ,
United States

30°31′29″N 91°11′24″W / 30.524674°N 91.190034°W / 30.524674; -91.190034Coordinates: 30°31′29″N 91°11′24″W / 30.524674°N 91.190034°W / 30.524674; -91.190034
Southern University System Locations

The Southern University System is a system of public historically black universities in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its headquarters are at the Joseph Samuel Clark Administration Building on the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge. The Southern University System is the only historically black college system in the United States.[1][2]


The Southern University System has five institutions located throughout the state. Each institution operates its own budget and each has a chancellor.[3]

Southern University Laboratory School[edit]

Southern University Laboratory School (Southern Lab) is a laboratory school under Southern University's College of Education that serves students in K-12 grades; it is located on the Baton Rouge campus. The school has been operating since 1922.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Southern University System | SU Board". Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  2. ^ "Southern University System | About Us". Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  3. ^ "Southern University System | Campuses". Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  4. ^ "History – Southern University Laboratory School".

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