Tom Galligan, LSU interim President, is guest speaker at BRPC’s first “virtual meeting;” answers questions from expected budget impacts on LSU to the all-important, “What about LSU football?”

LSU Interim President Tom Galligan.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Baton Rouge Press Club conducted it’s first-ever “virtual meeting” today (April 27, 2020).  The guest speaker was LSU Interim President Tom Galligan.  The following video constitutes his presentation in its entirety along with his responses to questions posed:


Galligan provides his virtual presentation to the BRPC on 4/27/20.  At around the 15:00 mark, near the end of his initial presentation, he addressed potential impending budget impacts and the opening of LSU in the fall semester.  At the 17:10 mark, he starts to address LSU football and other athletic programs at LSU.  He begins taking questions at the 18:10 mark, and Jim Engster begins by inquiring about the potential date of LSU’s first football game for the 2020 season.

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