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LSU Interim President Thomas Galligan (Dec. 2020)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-12-07

Duration: 00:56:33

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


  • Galligan, Thomas Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Thomas Galligan before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 7, 2020. Galligan is the interim president of Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses:their response to their alleged mishandling of student reports of sexual assault; their response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic; the plans for the spring semester; their progress on their diversity and inclusion roadmap; their efforts to combat hazing; their budget challenges due to the pandemic; and their recent research successes. He also answers questions from the media.