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Chancellor James Llorens, Southern University (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-04-16

Duration: 00:27:59

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | LLORENS, JAMES L. | Southern University and A & M College | HIGHER EDUCATION | Louisiana GRAD Act of 2010 | Graduation rates


  • Llorens, James Speaker


A speech by James Llorens before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 16, 2012. Llorens is the Chancellor of Southern University in Baton Rouge. He discusses the challenges facing Southern University, including budget reductions, decline in enrollment, retention levels, the GRAD Act, and the graduation rate. He also talks about the university’s future plans, including attracting international enrollment, increasing online offerings, and concentrating on professional degrees.