Lander University President Richard Cosentino and Vice President for Governmental Relations Adam Taylor hosted a luncheon Thursday for members of the state legislature ahead of the 2018 legislative session. Along with receiving updates on university news and initiatives, attendees discussed Lander's instrumental role in South Carolina's higher education system.
Pictured, front row, from left: Greg Lovins, vice president for Business and Administration; Dr. Suzanne Ozment, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; Rep. J. Anne Parks, of Greenwood; Crystal Rookard, university general counsel; Rep. Craig A. Gagnon, of Abbeville; Megan Price, assistant vice president for University Relations; and Brian Reese, director of Athletics. Back row, from left: Graham Duncan, administrative specialist for University Relations; Rep. Jay West, of Belton; Sen. Mike Gambrell, of Anderson; Sen. Floyd Nicholson, of Greenwood; Randy Bouknight, vice president for Student Affairs; Rep. Mark N. Willis, of Fountain Inn; Rep. Michael A. Pitts, of Laurens; and Adam Taylor, vice president for Governmental Relations. Not pictured is Rep. John McCravy of Greenwood, who visited the university earlier in the week.