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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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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
Jindal seeks to shift $72M

Gannett
La. professors ask lawmakers for allegiance

Baton Rouge
LSU's Acacia fraternity booted from campus following university hazing probe

Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge still state’s biggest parish, but growth lags

Baton Rouge
UL-Lafayette Alumni to honor Dwight Andrus Jr.

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge-based duo designs iPhone case with crank to charge phones

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Stephen Moret’s take on film industry tax credits

Hammond
SOUTHEASTERN SAFETY SPECIALIST TO RECEIVE NATIONAL EDUCATOR AWARD

Houma/Thibodaux
Oilfield Downturn: Colleges could see increased enrollment in workforce programs

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls fraternity 'disgusted' by racist actions of Oklahoma chapter

Lafayette
Seth Fontenot must serve 85 percent of sentence

Lafayette
UL Alumni Association gala to honor Dwight Andrus Jr.

Lafayette
Leadership changes coming to Picard Center

Lafayette
Lafayette man pleads guilty to UL bomb threat hoax, attempted robbery

Lake Charles
city council presents winning MsU engineering team with certificates

Monroe
ULM hosts social studies fair

Monroe
Strong support shown for Louisiana's business tax breaks

Monroe
ULM international food fair set for April 1

Natchitoches
NSU and Louisiana State Museum form Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Read more: Natchitoches Times - NSU and Louisiana State Museum form Cooperative En

Natchitoches
NSU student gives advice: Get the experience, take advantage of opportunities Read more: Natchitoches Times - NSU student gives advice Ge

Natchitoches
Couple honors family, endows nursing scholarship

New Orleans
Bobby Jindal defends his record in The New York Times

New Orleans
Obama administration college ratings won't enhance higher education: Norman Francis and Walter Kimbrough

Ruston
Ministers Conference starts today at GSU

Ruston
Making or breaking the state

STATEWIDE INITIATIVES

MEDIA CENTER

FAST FACTS

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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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