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Dr. Ray Belton, SU System (2015)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-10-28

Duration: 00:24:04

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Belton, Ray L. | Southern University System | Southern University and A & M College | Southern University in New Orleans | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Belton, Ray L. Speaker


A speech by Dr. Ray L. Belton before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on October 28, 2015. Dr. Belton is the chancellor of Southern University in Baton Rouge and the president of the Southern University System. He discusses: his background; the importance of historically black colleges and universities; and his goals for the system, including positioning the system to serve business and industry, expanding their presence, and advancing community and economic development. He also answers questions from the audience related to the funding challenge, his vision for Southern University in New Orleans, and the system’s relationship with community colleges.