Grambling State University gets new president

BATON ROUGE, LA (KSLA)- After working for six months as an Interim President for Grambling State University, Friday brought a newer title to Frank Pogue.

The Louisiana system board unanimously voted and agreed to appoint Frank Pogue as the University's eighth president. The appointment took place on Friday.

Pogue was filling in the university's president position as interim president after former president Horace Judson resigned in October.

Pogue was president of Edinboro University in Pennsylvania from 1996 to 2007 and interim president of Chicago State University from 2008 to 2009. Pogue also holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of Pittsburgh, a master's degree from Atlanta University and a bachelor's degree from Alabama State University.

Grambling State University is a historically black university in North Central Louisiana that was founded back in 1901. It has nearly 5,000 students that attend the 383-acre campus in the small town of Grambling.