Vice Chancellor


  • Building: Abrams Hall (Campus Map), Room 114
  • Hours: 8am - 4:30pm (Mon - Fri)
  • Phone: (318) 473-6402
  • Fax: (318) 473-6539
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Vice Chancellor  Mr. Deron thaxton

Deron Thaxton

Deron has over 19 years of experience in Higher Education management and administration with 15 of those years within the state of Louisiana.  He begin his career at his alma mater, Northwestern State University, in 1998 as a Systems Administrator and quickly moved in to the Director of Information Systems role.  He later served as Director of Technical Services at Truman State University located in Kirksville, Missouri.  Deron joined LSU of Alexandria in March of 2003 as Director of Computing Services and has been involved in all areas of University Administration since that time.  Throughout his career in higher education, he has traveled to various universities in the United States and Canada to provide expertise and guidance in the areas of Student Records and Registration, Financial Aid, Accounting Services, IT Resources and Data Management.  Deron currently serves LSUA as the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Services & CFO.  Deron is married to his wife of 19 years, Shere’ Matthews Thaxton.  They have one son, Aiden.  Deron and his family reside in Pineville, Louisiana.