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LSU Interim President Thomas Galligan Interview (2020)

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: 2020-01-31

Duration: 00:09:00

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | HIGHER EDUCATION | Galligan, Thomas C.


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Galligan, Thomas Interviewee


This segment from the January 31, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with LSU Interim President Thomas Galligan, Jr. Moreau reports that former LSU President F. King Alexander resigned in December 2019. Galligan discusses: his role as the dean of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center since 2016; the Board of Supervisors deciding whether to return to having separate positions for president and chancellor; the nationwide search for a new president; the Fierce for the Future campaign; the problems with the Greek system; his time as interim president; and his plan to return to his previous role when a new president is hired.