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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

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Associated Press
Livingston Parish pushing for community college

Baton Rouge
Vacant jobs eliminated to help balance the state budget

Baton Rouge
Southern University presidential hunt proceeds with qualms

Baton Rouge
Capitol Buzz -- Report: Group Benefits revisions could be costly

Baton Rouge
New push to revamp teacher job reviews

Baton Rouge
Mentors sought to coax more EBR students into math, science fields

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge high school, college students talk about unrest in Ferguson, racial profiling, promoting equality

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Bringing shame to Tigertown

Baton Rouge
Our Views: No reason to ditch Core

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Vote early, but wisely

Baton Rouge
Ed Pratt: The cold ‘cold case’ at Southern

Lafayette
Our Views: UL student’s big break

Lafayette
UL challenges students to think business

Lafayette
UL International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

Lake Charles
EDITORIAL: WISE FUND WILL HELP REGION PREPARE FOR JOBS

Lake Charles
$20,000 donation for McNeese Banners

Lake Charles
LOUISIANA LOOKING BETTER FOR BUSINESS

Monroe
LP Port, ULM secure Delta Regional Authority grants

Monroe
ULM to host Ebola pandemic seminar

Monroe
ULM's Hanser lectures to Chinese military

New Orleans
SLU student from Mandeville carving out career in sports entertainment

New Orleans
For UNO's political science department, proposed cuts mean sacrifices for New Orleans

New Orleans
First ever Space Day at the University of New Orleans

Shreveport
La. Tech entrepreneurs, innovators share ideas

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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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