About the Host

July 29, 2021

President Tate recording episode of podcast.

William F. Tate IV is the president of Louisiana State University. As a scholar-athlete, he has spent his life fueling both his love of knowledge and of sports.

Tate received his PhD in mathematics education from the University of Maryland, Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Texas at Dallas, Master of Psychiatric Epidemiology from the Washington University School of Medicine, and Bachelor of Science in economics from Northern Illinois University.

Tate played basketball and baseball, and ran track and cross country during his school years. After college, he added golf to the roster and it quickly became his game of choice.