POSTED: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 2:44pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 2:45pm
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — Calvin Braxton Sr., a member of the Southern University and A&M College System Board of Supervisors, resigned February 26, 2014.
SU Board Chairwoman Bridget Dinvaut confirmed that she received a letter from Mr.Braxton on February 26, 2014, tendering his resignation effective immediately. She accepted the resignation the same day, and per Mr. Braxton’s request, she forwarded the letter to the Office of the Secretary of State. The Chairwoman has not received any further communication from Mr. Braxton in regards to this matter.
Braxton was appointed by Governor Bobby Jindal in June 2011 to represent the 4th Congressional District, as required by statute.
The resignation comes just days after the board voted not to extend the contract of Chancellor James Llorens.