Sean O'Keefe was brought to LSU for one simple reason: to oversee the university's ambitious $750 million capital campaign. The goal by 2010 is to raise enough money to improve facilities, academic performance and LSU's national ranking.
By Scott Sternberg
Posted: 08.01.06 - 09:36 AM
It started over a thousand miles away from the Parade Ground in a room overlooking Central Park in New York City. James Carville, the famed political strategist who made Bill Clinton our president, exchanged backslaps and laughs with powerful friends and fellow LSU graduates. A small live band provided the score, and free-flowing wine and hors d'oeuvres served to both relax and get the crowd of Wall Street insiders, business leaders and powerful attorneys in a receptive mood."