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COVID-19: LSU Faculty Concerns (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-08-06

Duration: 00:04:48

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Vaccines | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Peters-Hill, Rosemary Interviewee
  • Ceppos, Jerry Interviewee
  • Tate, William Speaker


This segment from the August 6, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on LSU faculty members’ concerns about returning to in-person classes in the midst of the fourth surge of the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Cyr reports that faculty members can file a petition under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to teach virtual classes. She interviews Rosemary Peters-Hill, an associate professor, and Jerry Ceppos, professor. It also includes highlights of a video with LSU President William Tate outlining the school’s plans for the fall semester. Host: Andre Moreau