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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

Associated Press
NSU search panel names 4 semi-finalists

Alexandria
Panel names final four candidates for NSU president

Baton Rouge
Southern board member calls for Mason’s resignation

Baton Rouge
LSU sends collection letter to hospital manager

Baton Rouge
UL-Lafayette administrator tapped to oversee research center

Baton Rouge
State directive: School districts should bus students from F, D schools

Baton Rouge
Open teacher slots still a moving target in EBR

Baton Rouge
Court refuses to review EBR School Board redistricting plan

Baton Rouge
Inside Report: Higher ed yet to weigh in on Common Core

Baton Rouge
Gov. Jindal's fight against Common Core is weak: Editorial

Hammond
SLU honors excellence among faculty, staff

Hammond
History professor offers five noncredit courses

Hammond
SLU grad student Morse selected as ESPNU reporter

Hammond
Southeastern Channel replays NCAA playoffs

Hammond
Faculty Senate President challenges fellows to speak out against ’new normal’ of higher ed

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls welcomes back students

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls State Academic Affairs Vice President announces retirement

Houma/Thibodaux
Cyberbullying targeted after incident at Terrebonne school

Lafayette
UL struggles to fill vacant positions

Lafayette
United Way of Acadiana training volunteer readers

Lafayette
Community comes through for teachers in troubled times

Monroe
ULM reports data security breach

Monroe
Tech researchers use 3D printers to make implants

Monroe
La. Tech commencement speaker encourages perseverance

New Orleans
Louisiana legislators take Common Core trip to Oklahoma

New Orleans
Educator association grades legislators' performances from last session

Shreveport
BPCC's Henderson among 4 (semi)finalists at NSU

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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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