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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
Analysis: Lawmakers hear about gaps in LSU hospital deals

Associated Press
Hospitals offer to share in cost of Medicaid expansion

Associated Press
Storm blows rail cars blow off Huey P. Long Bridge

Gannett
Cigarette tax passes committee

Gannett
Economic secretary replacement is murky

Baton Rouge
Higher education leaders still fretting over budget outlook

Baton Rouge
Louisiana House committee advances bill to raise cigarette taxes

Baton Rouge
Friends, professors grieve over deaths of two LSU students; few details emerge about what led the two to go swimming early Sunday

Baton Rouge
LSU reports damage, flooding across campus

Baton Rouge
University Medical Center in New Orleans may have to cut access

Baton Rouge
Louisiana House approves highway aid bill 92-5

Baton Rouge
Power outages lead to closure of Assumption Parish schools, courthouse

Baton Rouge
Compass Career College agrees in settlement to pay $30,000 to HIV-positive student denied admission to practical nursing program

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Great to see new PAR report could help advance transparency in Louisiana government

Hammond
SCIENCE ON TAP EXPLORES BEAUTY OF THE BRAIN

Hammond
SOUTHEASTERN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT “DELONY PLAYS SHOSTAKOVICH” MAY 4

Lafayette
I-49 South making progress

Lake Charles
Finding a fix for state’s finances

Monroe
ULM professor helps create certification program

New Orleans
New Orleans school closures: Ben Franklin, Sacred Heart, Lusher, KIPP Central City cancel classes Tuesday

New Orleans
UNO cancels afternoon classes on Monday

New Orleans
Louisiana's budget will be fine -- and without raising taxes: Kristy Nichols

Ruston
GSU’s Tierra Smith receives 2015 Student Journalist of the Year Award

Regional/National
LSU's Possible 'Bankruptcy': The Bell Tolls for Louisiana Higher Education

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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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