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Robert Buckman

Robert Buckman, Ph.D., is a retired journalism professor who taught at UL Lafayette from 1989-2017. He earned his bachelor's in journalism and master's in political science from Texas Christian University and his doctorate in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He covered the Texas Legislature for a Fort Worth weekly from 1981-86, which he says was "the most fun I ever got paid for."
Legislature 2021

Roundup: House unanimously passes Bishop’s spending bill

Included in the bill are three capital outlay projects for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette: $18 million for the Madison Hall renovations; $13.8 million for planning and construction of an engineering classroom building; and $13,350,000 for planning and construction of a health care education and training facility.

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