Larry Ellerman, former ULM Police Director, retired from his position on Jan. 11, 2013.
Chason was a classified civil service employee, subject to the rules and regulations of the LA State Civil Service Commission.
ULM officials say this is a personnel matter, and no other details are available.
ULM police officers Lt. Steven Mahon and Lt. Cleve Grant are coordinating university police operations.
Lt. Steven Mahon is the officer in charge until a permanent director is hired.