OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Dr. James Henderson became the 18th president of Northwestern State University on Jan. 1, 2015. He was chancellor of Bossier Parish Community College from 2009 to 2014 and a senior vice president for the Louisiana Community & Technical College System from 2005 to 2009. Henderson worked in the Louisiana Department of Labor from 2001 to 2005 after 10 years in hotel management.
A native of Shreveport, Henderson is a Northwestern State alumnus, as is his wife Tonia. He earned a Master of Science in Administration from the University of West Florida and a Doctor of Management from the University of Maryland – University College.
The Hendersons have three children, Reagan, Nicholas and Alexander.
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