David Boudreaux


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Dr. David E. Boudreaux, a native of New Iberia and resident of Thibodaux, has served as the vice president for Institutional Advancement at Nicholls State University since 1998. He began his career as an instructor in the English Department in 1967, and he rose to the rank of full professor. In fall of 1977, he became head of the English Department and stayed in that position for 17 years before being named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1994. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University in 1965 and his Master of Arts degree in 1967, also from LSU. He received his Doctorate in Philosophy in 1975 from the University of Arkansas with concentrations in Eighteenth Century British Literature, Medieval British Literature and Contemporary British and American Literature. Boudreaux retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U. S. Army reserves in 1993 after two years active duty and twenty-six years in the active reserve. He is a veteran of the Vietnam conflict and was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in a combat zone. Boudreaux is married to the former Carol Defelice, and they have two married sons, Daniel and Anthony, and six grandchildren.