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LSU President F. King Alexander Interview (Aug. 2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-08-12

Duration: 00:04:56

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | Alexander, F. King (Fieldon King) | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Taylor Opportunity Program for Students | TOPS PROGRAM


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Alexander, F. King Interviewee


This segment from the August 12, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with LSU President F. King Alexander. He discusses: the nationwide budget cuts to higher education; his proposal to form a federal-state partnership to incentivize states to provide funding to higher education; and the status of the TOPS Program for the upcoming school year.