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The Role of Higher Education in Economic & Workforce Development [Part 2 of 2] (2014)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-17

Duration: 00:52:43

Subjects: Workforce development | Occupational training | Filmed panel discussions | HIGHER EDUCATION | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Southern University System | University of Louisiana System | Louisiana Community and Technical College System


  • Courtney, Beth Moderator
  • Alexander, F. King Speaker
  • Mason, Ronald, Jr. Speaker
  • Sullivan, Monty Speaker
  • Woodley, Sandra Speaker


A panel discussion held at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge on February 17, 2014. The panelists are: F. King Alexander, the president and chancellor of Louisiana State University; Ronald Mason, Jr., the president of the Southern University System; Monty Sullivan, the president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System; and Sandra Woodley, the president of the University of Louisiana system. They discuss the role of higher education in economic and workforce development and the need for building educational programs aimed at job savvy and adult students. Moderator: Beth Courtney