The purpose of the Construction Industry Advisory Council (CIAC) is to enhance the construction industry through our support of the Bert S. Turner Department of Construction Management at LSU.
Who Are CIAC Members?
Recent LSU CM graduates, leaders in the construction industry, and organization who work in and support the construction industry both locally and across the world.
Who Can Join LSU CIAC?
Anyone who is passionate about giving back and enhancing the construction industry. It is also always recommended that recent LSU CM alumni get involved to share their input on how the program can be improved.
Finance & Governance | It is the responsibility of this committee to provide an analysis of the expenditures of the previous fiscal period, prepare a budget for the succeeding fiscal year and make recommendations to the Board of Directors for updating the current budget.
Bylaw Changes & Updates
Review Budget Requests
Curriculum & Accreditation | It is the responsibility of this committee to ensure that the education program is excellent in all phases possible.
Conduct Student Surveys
Review Curriculum Content
Department Enhancement | It is the responsibility of this committee to maintain an open dialogue with the faculty and to assist the department in the recruitment of new faculty and other needs of the department.
Maintain Open Dialogue with Faculty
Recruit New Faculty
Construction Facility Plans
Student Enhancement | It is the responsibility of this committee to focus on student development beyond the classroom and to assist the faculty in recruiting the best possible students through scholarships and cooperative work programs.
Membership & Fundraising | It is the responsibly of this committee to recruit members for the council and raise funds.
Recruit New Members
Publicity & Promotion | It is the responsibility of this committee to create awareness of the council and to promote its activities in support of the CM Department.