Rep. Richmond Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Dolores R. Spikes

June 1, 2015
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement regarding the death of Dr. Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes.

“I am deeply saddened by the news of Dr. Dolores Spikes’ passing. Her brilliance was only matched by her zeal for improving the access and impact of education for a diverse array of students,” said Rep. Richmond. “Her contributions to higher education in Louisiana and throughout the country cannot be overstated. She blazed a trail and built a legacy that will live on for generations to come. My heartfelt sympathies and prayers are with her family and loved ones.”