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Jan. 17, 2023: New CSU president lays out goals; MLK’s influence worldwide

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Amy Parsons addresses the Colorado State University Board of Governors on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 after the board voted in favor of appointing Parsons as the new president of CSU. Parsons was the sole finalist after a confidential search. Former President Joyce McConnell stepped down from her position in June.

A new president, Amy Parsons, will soon lead Colorado State University. We'll ask about her priorities and the challenges of recruiting a diverse student body. Then, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s influence in places around the world, including Northern Ireland. And, the people who shine shoes at DIA. Also, hip hop music from the American South.