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SU Chairman Joe Terrell Interview (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-03-3

Duration: 00:09:22

Subjects: Southern University and A & M College | Stone, Jesse N., 1924-2001 | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Reporter
  • Terrell, Joe Interviewee


This segment from the March 3, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Genevieve Stewart’s interview with Joe Terrell, the newly appointed chairman of the Southern University Board of Supervisors. He discusses: Jesse Stone’s recent resignation as the president of Southern University; his reaction to the United States Attorney’s Office in Baton Rouge investigating the appointments of the five new members of the board, including his own appointment, for a possible conspiracy to oust Stone; Stone’s controversial hiring in 1974; and the search for a new Southern University president. Host: Rob Hinton