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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
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

Associated Press
Federal agency questions LSU hospital deals

Associated Press
Tropical depression possible by Friday, National Hurricane Center's evening update says

Associated Press
12 vie for Northwestern State's presidency

Baton Rouge
LSU athletes, leaders help with move in

Baton Rouge
Mason makes contract extension demands - SU head pushes for higher rankings in letter

Baton Rouge
LSU hospital deals run into snag under federal scrutiny

Baton Rouge
White: Common Core test plans back on track

Baton Rouge
Cooper spills the beans on the SB’s investigation against him

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Better start for jobs

Lafayette
UL International Student Reception

Lafayette
Work begins on UL Athletics Performance Center

Lafayette
Superintendent’s job is to make sure law is followed

Lafayette
UL Lafayette athletic center groundbreaking

Monroe
GSU looks to hire from within

Monroe
GSU’s Warrick discusses academic, athletic changes

Monroe
ULM’s convocation greets fledgling Warhawks

Monroe
ULM’s convocation kicks off academic year

Natchitoches
List of candidates for NSU president grows from 9 to 12

Natchitoches
Candidates submit applications for NSU president's position

Natchitoches
Demon Marching Band going to Ireland

Natchitoches
NSU names new assistant director of bands

Natchitoches
Weyerhaeuser participates in training

Natchitoches
NSU Historic District recognizes structures

New Orleans
UNO cyber-security researchers secure $700,000 in grants

Shreveport
NSU president search grows to 12 candidates

Shreveport
NSU athletics awarded $780,000 NCAA grant

Shreveport
GSU president wants to renovate Eddie Robinson Stadium

Regional/National
U.S. government to sell 21.6 million offshore acres

Regional/National
GHC interim president named among 9 considered for president of Northwestern State in Louisiana

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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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