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Dr. Sally Clausen Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-01-23

Duration: 00:07:12

Subjects: Clausen, Sally | Commissioner of Higher Education | Louisiana Board of Regents | HIGHER EDUCATION | State Budget Cuts | Politics | Government

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Clausen, Sally Interviewee

Description

This segment from the January 23, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Sally Clausen. She discusses the $55 million in cuts that Governor Bobby Jindal requested for higher education, the effect of the budget cuts on personnel and programs, the possibility of cutting “low completer” courses, the Board of Regents examining programs and courses every 5 years, and the need for Louisiana to educate more people in order to fill jobs that require college degrees. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford