New Southern U head to speak at the July 20 Press Club

Dr. Ray Belton, the new president and chancellor of Southern University, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 20. Dr. Belton will discuss how Southern University fared during the legislative session and the outlook for the future. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.