LCU President elected to chairman of LAICU, IABCU

Louisiana Christian University President Dr. Rick Brewer has been elected to serve two organizations important to Christian higher education.

Brewer will be serving as Chairman of the Board of Presidents for the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (LAICU) and for the International Association of Baptist Colleges & Universities (IABCU).

Both appointments are one-year terms.

“We are excited about Dr. Brewer stepping into this LAICU leadership role,” said Dr. Eric Turner, president and CEO of LAICU. “Dr. Brewer’s vast experience and perspective in independent higher education is critical to the collective effort of our LAICU institutions to communicate the transformative value we contribute to students and their families, our communities, and respective economies throughout Louisiana, the Gulf Coast, and beyond.”

LAICU is a public policy association representing the 10 regionally accredited nonprofit private colleges and universities in the state of Louisiana. Its main functions include advocacy and research, as well as coordination of collaborative activities among its member schools.

The IABCU includes 46 member schools across 16 states and two continents. The voluntary association works to support and foster Christian higher education and the well-being of all member schools. Currently, this includes more than 100,000 students.

“Nothing is more important in today’s culture than encouraging Christian families to send their children to Christian institutions,” Brewer said. “I am looking forward to working with like-minded leaders on finding ways to champion this cause.”



Media Release     |     Jan. 19, 2023     |     Pineville, Louisiana
Contact: Dr. Elizabeth B. Clarke, Director of University Communications |