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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

Gannett
ULM to add new degrees, Tech drops one

Baton Rouge
25 seeking Louisiana higher ed job

Baton Rouge
Law schools seek GRAD Act measures

Baton Rouge
UL-Lafayette lands grant to boost math, science teaching

Baton Rouge
LSU's Miles pens 'love letter' to BR for Huffington Post

Baton Rouge
(LSU Student and) Son of former LSU football coach Gerry DiNardo arrested on drug, firearm charges

Baton Rouge
Cliff Vannoy named LSU Alumni Association leader

Baton Rouge
Gov. Jindal asks federal judge to remove Common Core from Louisiana schools

Baton Rouge
Video: Louisiana's Great Common Core Debate

Baton Rouge
Lafayette plant to start building helicopters by 2016

Baton Rouge
BR General, Jindal administration reach deal to keep ER open

Baton Rouge
SLU off to a fresh start

Baton Rouge
SLU honors former vice presidents

Houma/Thibodaux
Culinary Institute at Nicholls promotes local seafood

Houma/Thibodaux
EDITORIAL: Winning on and off the field

Lafayette
Lafayette latest victim of "Purge" rumor?

Lafayette
New Bell Helicopter assembly center to create 250 jobs

Lafayette
Coach Hud surprises cancer patient with football photos of late father

Lafayette
UL Rec Sports Color Run

Lafayette
Lockdowns lifted at all Lafayette Parish schools

Lafayette
Louisiana tops for International Tourism

Lafayette
Lt. Governor discusses Louisiana's Happiest Cities

Lafayette
Stories from Lafayette's rent-stressed college students

Monroe
ULM opens season with national TV — ESPNU and A&E

New Orleans
MSNBC says Bobby Jindal wants to be the 'wonk' of the 2016 presidential campaign

New Orleans
Education experts are skeptical of Bobby Jindal's new Common Core lawsuit

New Orleans
2 more Tulane football players disciplined after running back arrested in fight

New Orleans
UNO and GNO, Inc. announce new certificates in coastal science and engineering

Ruston
Tech’s meeting of the minds

Ruston
High time for Bobby to back off

Shreveport
Local LSU Health Center labeled "Center of Excellence"

Regional/National
Job Skills Expectations Unmet

Regional/National
The White House plans to rate your college — here’s what you need to know

Regional/National
Why higher ed is still a smart investment

Regional/National
Programs seek to lower cost of college textbooks

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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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