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LSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy (2021)

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: 2021-06-04

Duration: 00:05:02

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Vaccines | Public health


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Galligan, Thomas Interviewee


This segment from the June 4, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Thomas Galligan, the interim president of Louisiana State University (LSU). He discusses: the faculty senate voting in favor of a COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine mandate; the legal obstacles to mandating the vaccine; and their campaign to encourage students to get vaccinated.