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Last GSU president hopeful displays seriousness, humor
Guns on campus legislation shared issue for Texas, Georgia
Hebert at Forum web
Dr. Jaimie Hebert, provost of Sam Houston State University in Texas, smiles during his forum Thursday at Georgia Southern University, where he is one of five identified candidates vying to be the next GSU president. - photo by JEREMY WILBURN
Dr. Jaimie Hebert, the last of five contenders who have visited Georgia Southern University in their quest to be its next president, exhibited a sense of humor but also made serious statements about issues ranging from education's importance in his own life to legislation allowing guns to be carried on campus. Hebert, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, spoke at a public forum Thursday afternoon on Georgia Southern's campus in Statesboro. Academics working at universities share certain responsibilities to society, he said.
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