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LSU Interim President Thomas Galligan (2021)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-01-20

Duration: 00:30:52

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Galligan, Thomas C. | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | HIGHER EDUCATION | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • Galligan, Thomas Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Thomas Galligan before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 20, 2021. Galligan is the interim president of Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses: their response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic; the academic achievements of their students; LSU’s economic impact on the state; their research projects; the ongoing Husch Blackwell investigation into the alleged mishandling of student reports of sexual assault; their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts; and their legislative priorities. He also answers questions from the audience.