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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
DESLATTE: Louisiana trying to improve preschool programs

Gannett
Louisiana's congressional clout takes a hit with Landrieu loss

Baton Rouge
Severe weather possible for south Louisiana on Tuesday; chilly weather coming for Christmas

Baton Rouge
Dormitory fire causes evacuation Sunday (UL Lafayette)

Baton Rouge
LSU Law Center offers buyouts to 7 professors as interest in law schools dwindles nationally

Baton Rouge
Lafayette Parish residents seek more classroom materials on ethnic studies

Baton Rouge
Funding for pre-K revamp uncertain

Baton Rouge
Starting layoffs, cutting budgets: Louisiana oil service companies already adjusting to falling crude prices

Baton Rouge
Capitol Buzz: Jindals go camo for holidays

Baton Rouge
Politics blog: Jindal featured in NYT story on fantasy football

Baton Rouge
People in Business for Dec. 21, 2014

Baton Rouge
Our Views: A fall too far?

Baton Rouge
Quin Hillyer: Race for governor could bring surprises

Baton Rouge
Our Views: The road to giveaways

Lafayette
Fire burns UL residence hall data room

Lafayette
UL President's and Dean's Lists

Lafayette
Four in a row! Cajuns' season ends in glorious bowl victory

Lake Charles
Tax breaks causing shortfalls

Monroe
ULM pharmacy student wins leadership award

Monroe
La. Tech professor named a 2014 NAI Fellow

Monroe
Surge in workers keeps pushing up La. jobless rate

Monroe
Grambling State University graduation

Monroe
LSU AgCenter faculty, staff win annual awards

Monroe
Grambling State University Commencement December 19th

New Orleans
Loyola honored for community service, and other news of higher education

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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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