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Board of Regents Controversy (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-01-22

Duration: 00:05:24

Subjects: Clausen, Sally | HIGHER EDUCATION | Louisiana Board of Regents


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Waitz, Joseph, Sr. Speaker
  • Holmes, Parletta Speaker
  • Pruitt, Frank Speaker
  • Rush, Robert Speaker
  • Clausen, Sally Interviewee


This segment from the January 22, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on the Board of Regents’ controversial decision to appoint Dr. Sally Clausen as the acting Commissioner of Higher Education. His report includes highlights of the Board of Regents’ recent meeting, including comments by Joseph Waitz, Sr., Parletta Holmes, Frank Pruitt, and Robert Rush. Hinton also interviews Dr. Sally Clausen.