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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

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Associated Press
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La. pension systems post big gains

Baton Rouge
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Baton Rouge
Lafayette School Board asks attorney to prepare formal charges against Cooper

Baton Rouge
SLU offers slate of enrichment courses

Baton Rouge
SLU employee tapped to serve on board

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Katrina’s lessons for the world

Baton Rouge
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Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls student newspaper editor pushes greater online presence

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls president, wife donate scholarship in parents' names

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls business program partners with N.O. community college

Houma/Thibodaux
Katrina taught Houma-Thibodaux something about itself

Lafayette
Social media changing tourism industry

Lafayette
UL game day need-to-know

Lafayette
UL to provide free shuttles, parking for Southern game

Lafayette
Rent stress statistics show a disturbing trend for state

Lafayette
Do children really count in Louisiana?

Lafayette
Q&A: Job Connection links employers, prospects

Lafayette
University of Louisiana at Lafayette to Celebrate Wear Red Day

Lafayette
Lafayette lands grant to boost math, science

Lake Charles
McNeese celebrates Howdy Rowdy Week

Lake Charles
Lake Area Mental and Behavior Conference focuses on awareness and education

Lake Charles
McNeese offering Google Glass as new research tool for students

Lake Charles
Brass in Blue to perform at McNeese

Lake Charles
A RETURN TO CAMPUS - McNeese Sowela back in session

Lake Charles
EDITORIAL: WISE DISCUSSES WAYS TO DOLE OUT MONEY

Lake Charles
LC metro area has largest rate of growth in La.

Lake Charles
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Monroe
New traditions, 21,003 kick off ULM season

Monroe
Willie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" tosses coin at ULM's Camo-Out game

Monroe
Minn. professor pleads to victimizing Union Parish teen

Natchitoches
Pushing students to do their best common trait among NSU professors who receive faculty advising awards

Natchitoches
Kilcoyne family presents three scholarships to business students in memory of children

Natchitoches
Five NSU faculty members receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

Natchitoches
Program encourages NSU students to spend 1 day per week volunteering, serving others

New Orleans
How much is Bobby Jindal's Common Core lawyer being paid?

New Orleans
Nine years post-Katrina, a recovery still in progress: Editorial

New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina +9: New Orleans still smaller 9 years later, but growing, says Data Center

New Orleans
Louisiana's public-education budget ranks near the median nationally

New Orleans
See how much money Louisiana spends on public schools, parish by parish

New Orleans
Delgado delays part-time instructor checks to meet new health care standards

New Orleans
Augusta C. Yrle, longtime UNO professor, dies at 71

Shreveport
NASA camp at LA Tech provides STEM experience

Shreveport
NSU holds Louisiana Studies Conference

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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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