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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
Bill could limit federal aid spending

Associated Press
State Senate to consider equal pay proposal

Associated Press
La. College, Northwestern St. seek new presidents

Gannett
Coalition, parents urge Jindal to keep Common Core

Gannett
Panel refuses to change teacher evaluation standard

Alexandria
Louisiana College, Northwestern State seek new presidents with committees

Alexandria
Central Louisiana retired teachers ready to talk to legislators about challenges

Baton Rouge
Medicaid expansion bill fails in Senate committee

Baton Rouge
House rejects changes to legislative Tulane scholarship program

Baton Rouge
Bill would alter teacher appeals

Baton Rouge
House crushes bill to require elected state superintendent

Baton Rouge
Common Core backers submit signatures

Baton Rouge
House panel shoots down gun safety legislation

Baton Rouge
Bill passed to scrutinize teacher evaluations

Baton Rouge
St. George bill clears Senate

Baton Rouge
Kopplin to continue fight against teaching creationism in public school science classes

Baton Rouge
Internet venture in Lafayette recalled at technology festival

Baton Rouge
SLU to honor ‘Good Morning’ co-anchor

Baton Rouge
Our Views: If children could vote

Houma/Thibodaux
Drone technology eyed for coastal and industrial uses

Houma/Thibodaux
EDITORIAL: Much work remains to be done by Legislature

Lafayette
School board opposes pending bills

Lafayette
LSUE student suspected of stealing neighbors' electronics

Lafayette
EDITORIAL: School boards should have final say in district matters

Lafayette
Chris John: Adley bill, compromise efforts good for La.

Monroe
GSU presidential search committee to meet May 8

Monroe
GSU students approve athletics fee

Monroe
Tech honors high school students for aspirations in computing, IT

New Orleans
Louisiana Senate passes bill to report demographic data on TOPS

New Orleans
Louisiana House members reject restrictions on their Tulane scholarship program

New Orleans
Bobby Jindal writes about his opposition to Common Core in USA TODAY

Ruston
Tech to host annual Banker’s Day

Ruston
Guice answers higher calling

Shreveport
UL System announces Northwestern State presidential search committee

Shreveport
UL System names search committee for Grambling State president

Shreveport
Louisiana Tech's debate team competes in exclusive America's Cup tournament

Shreveport
Presidential Search Committees appointed for GSU & NSU

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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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