The Board of Regents is committed to increasing the educational attainment of Louisiana’s citizens through its policy work including statewide academic planning and review, budgeting and performance funding, research, and accountability.

Regents’ Master Plan
Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy Fund
FY 2016 Budget Portal
Higher Education is speaking with one voice!  In an effort to engage and inform constituencies on the proposed FY 2016  budget the following talking points have been created.  Please feel free to share and use when advocating on behalf of our public institutions.  (Please note: Numbers are subject to change)
    Funding Higher Education is Important to Students
    Funding Higher Education is Important to Faculty & Staff
    Funding Higher Education is Important to Business & Industry
A Statement from Commissioner Rallo on the FY 2016 Executive Budget
A Joint Letter from Higher Education Leaders on the FY 2016 Executive Budget
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The GRAD Act was approved by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal in June, 2010.

As a result, the Board of Regents has entered into six-year performance agreements with each of the participating institutions. In the agreements, the institution commits to meeting specific performance objectives in exchange for increased tuition authority and eligibility to participate in certain autonomies. Read more

Master Plan


Authorized by the state Constitution, the Master Plan provides a broad vision for the State’s higher education system and acknowledges its interdependence with the economy and its many contributions towards better lives for Louisiana’s citizenry.

The actions outlined in this Plan are guided by the reality that Louisiana must raise the educational attainment of its adult citizens if it is to compete successfully in the 21st century world economy. Read more

News Wire

Associated Press
Groups oppose Jindal plan to scale back tax credits

Associated Press
State hospital operators say Jindal budget leaves them short

Associated Press
Jindal backs state funding for small business aid program

Baton Rouge
Why is Bobby Jindal aiming to restore an ineffective Louisiana tax instead of trimming tax credits he dislikes?

Baton Rouge
Lafayette Cinderella Project to offer prom dresses, accessories Saturday at Blackham Coliseum

Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge School Board to consider hiring outside auditor to look at school system’s finances, performance

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Making sense of a La. budget that appears to defy common sense

Baton Rouge
Lanny Keller: Given the budget-cut boom set to lower on higher education, maybe panic is a rational response

Baton Rouge
Fifty Shades of Red

Baton Rouge
Higher education leaders brainstorm on fee proposal ideas that could help stave off millions in expected cuts

Lake Charles

Lake Charles
Mcneese celebrates multicultural week

State begins issuing income tax refunds

Power restored at ULM

ULM grad school OKs electronic theses, dissertations

OPSB to send resolution to BESE, DOE

EDITORIAL: Our area will lead the way

New Orleans
SUNO chooses Mary Landrieu as 2015 commencement speaker

New Orleans
Legislature should find budget money for New Orleans area health clinics: Editorial





Need Louisiana higher education facts? Access university data or the Fact Book here.

Through the development and promotion of the Louisiana Transfer degree, a robust articulation and transfer system is now in place.

Graduation Rates are increasing overall.

Louisiana higher education fall enrollment has increased by 16,167 students since 2008.


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