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Comm. Joseph Rallo, Higher Education (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-03-02

Duration: 00:28:10

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Rallo, Joseph C., 1949- | Commissioner of Higher Education | Distance education | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Southern University and A & M College | University of Louisiana System


  • Rallo, Joseph Speaker


A speech by Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Rallo before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 2, 2015. He discusses: national trends in higher education, including value proposition, the use of adjunct faculty, distance education, adult learning, changing demographics, and competency-based education; the challenges facing higher education in Louisiana; the current budget problem; how budget cuts over the past five years have affected LSU, Southern University, and the University of Louisiana system; and Governor Bobby Jindal’s proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.