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LSU Interim President Thomas Galligan (2020)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-04-27

Duration: 00:45:37

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Galligan, Thomas C. | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | HIGHER EDUCATION | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health


  • Galligan, Thomas Speaker


A speech by Thomas Galligan before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 27, 2020. Galligan is the interim president of Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the timeline of LSU’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic; the planning efforts for returning to classes on campus for the fall semester; and his hope that fall sports, including football, will be played. He also answers questions from the media.