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Dr. Walter Kimbrough, Hazing Expert (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-12-11

Duration: 00:38:58

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Kimbrough, Walter, M., 1967- | HIGHER EDUCATION | Hazing


  • Kimbrough, Walter Speaker


A speech by Dr. Walter Kimbrough before the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 11, 2017. Dr. Kimbrough is the president of Dillard University in New Orleans and a national expert on hazing. He discusses: the history of hazing at colleges and universities; the five fraternity hazing deaths in 2017, including one at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge; hazing as an issue at the high school level; and the difficulty in changing a 600-year culture of hazing. He also answers questions from the audience.