Broussard begins his era as Southern’s athletic director

Dr. William Broussard officially took over Monday morning as Southern University's Athletic Director by answering questions from the media at a press conference held in the SU Board of Supervisors meeting room.

Broussard reiterated earlier statements that his main focus will be academics, NCAA compliance and fundraising. He said he will be meeting with coaches and support staff to determine additional priorities.

Broussard is the former athletic director at Centenary College in Shreveport and worked in the area of fundraising and academic support at Northwestern State University.