In recognition of his time serving as LSU’s eighth chancellor, interim LSU System President William Jenkins recognized Martin with a proclamation of his four years on campus and presented him with a University Medal.
“Chancellor Michael V. Martin, Louisiana State University is pleased and privilege to honor you for extraordinary, distinguished and steadfast leadership as LSU’s eighth chancellor,” Jenkins read from a citation honoring Martin.
The citation ended with “Therefore, it is with the greatest of pleasure that Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College presents you with this citation for the university medal with deepest gratitude for your outstanding leadership, abiding service and indefatigable Tiger spirit.”
“I’m touched and I’m honored, and thank all of you for the pleasure and the honor for serving as the chancellor of LSU,” Martin said. “It’s been a journey with some bumps in the road but always done with the very best colleagues to work with.