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GRAD Act

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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

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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

Hammond
Southeastern McNeese team for degree program

Associated Press
State: $544K in unused airplane tickets

Associated Press
La. health insurance program still hemorrhaging cash

Gannett
Hasten: Take bad bills off the books

Gannett
Unconstitutional laws remain on the books in Louisiana

Alexandria
Rotary, Kent House, LSUA, NSU get beads — Beads & Boos

Baton Rouge
New program gives students two-year head start in college

Baton Rouge
UL-Lafayette prof opens biomedical door for engineering students

Baton Rouge
How could LSU save millions, run smoother?

Baton Rouge
Hospital deals being renegotiated

Baton Rouge
Louisiana spent more than $500K on unused plane tickets

Baton Rouge
Restoring LSU lakes to health could mean draining them

Baton Rouge
Debate aside, Core a reality in classrooms

Baton Rouge
State meets deadlines on transferring inmates to mental facility

Baton Rouge
Opening a window to the universe, from Livingston Parish

Baton Rouge
Our Views: IRS probe yields bills

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Secret interviews discount public

Houma/Thibodaux
Walk to End Alzheimer’s draws hundreds to Nicholls State

Lafayette
UL pushes to join elite ‘club’

Lafayette
UL enrollment is a sign of progress

Lake Charles
STUDYING THE CHICOT AQUIFER

Lake Charles
CAMERON LNG PROJECT GROWS BY $6B

Lake Charles
McNeese history professor pens book on Civil War

Lake Charles
Survey ranks Louisiana sixth-best state for business

Lake Charles
EDITORIAL: OFFICIALS AGREE ON HOW TO DIVVY WISE FUNDS

Monroe
GSU to celebrate Founder's Week

Monroe
ULM provides a nest for young entrepreneurs

Monroe
ULM hosts water ski tournament

Monroe
LSU students capture, band migrating hummingbirds

Monroe
Waguespack: Innovation over regulation

Natchitoches
UL System Board will announce NSU president

Natchitoches
NSU college of nursing to celebrate 65 years

Natchitoches
Fraternity launches ‘Extra Mile’ program

Natchitoches
PIKES will run game ball to Ruston

Natchitoches
Two named finalists for NSU presidential search

New Orleans
Scandinavian company donates $640,000 in seismic data to UNO earth sciences students

New Orleans
See which 6 Louisiana high schools made Newsweek's national best list

New Orleans
Louisiana's Common Core test will be offered in Spanish

New Orleans
Louisiana college campuses need strong, consistent policies on sexual assault: Editorial

New Orleans
Education Superintendent begins Louisiana Believes tour in New Orleans Read more: http://www.wdsu.com/news/local-news/new-orleans/education-superinte

Ruston
Rep. Jefferson to speak during Founder’s Week

Ruston
Tech gives boost to public ed

Regional/National
Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

Regional/National
WOODLEY: Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy

STATEWIDE INITIATIVES

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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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