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Dr. Norman Francis (2003)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-06-29

Duration: 00:09:55

Subjects: Francis, Norman C., 1931- | Xavier University of Louisiana | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Morial, Sybil Interviewee
  • Francis, Norman Speaker


This segment from the 2003 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Dr. Norman Francis accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Dr. Francis, a native of Lafayette, has served as the president of Xavier University in New Orleans since 1968. The profile includes an interview with his colleague Sybil Morial. Host: Beth Courtney