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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
Louisiana Spotlight: Lawmakers hear about gaps in LSU hospital deals

Associated Press
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he'd veto budget tied to tax break suspensions

Gannett
Budget action may pick up in Legislature this week

Gannett
Jindal open to budget ideas — but not tax hike

Gannett
JINDAL: New session, big priorities

Alexandria
Cenla schools partner to streamline higher ed

Alexandria
Higher education support vital — Our View

Alexandria
LSU of Alexandria prepares to file for financial exigency

Baton Rouge
Louisiana House committee poised to hear tax bills

Baton Rouge
National Weather Service issues weather alert for Monday for all of South Louisiana

Baton Rouge
As LSU mascot, ‘Team Mike’ lives in secret, revs up the crowds

Baton Rouge
UL-Lafayette music professors create online textbook to teach piano

Baton Rouge
2 LSU students die Sunday afternoon after being discovered early morning in Tigerland-area apartment complex swimming pool

Baton Rouge
Road, bridge aid sparking spate of bills in Legislature

Baton Rouge
State backing for new Baton Rouge Children’s Hospital sought in Legislature

Baton Rouge
Louisiana may have been overpaid in tobacco settlement, $17 million too much

Baton Rouge
Our Views: LSU Campanile: New reminder of an old war

Baton Rouge
Our Views: On Jindal’s clock, it’s always midnight

Baton Rouge
Quin Hillyer: Unicorns have far more substance than Core supporters

Baton Rouge
Edward Pratt: Without support, we could see fewer success stories

Baton Rouge
Stephanie Grace: Local leaders squirm over assault on 'inventory tax' and are hardly reassured when lawmakers say 'Trust me'

Baton Rouge
Names revealed in 2012 University presidential search

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls student presents research in Washington, D.C.

Houma/Thibodaux
EDITORIAL: Tough choices await

Houma/Thibodaux
Cheers -- Student of the Year

Lafayette
No. 1 Lafayette ‘salesman’ Joey Durel humbled by Moody award

Lake Charles
Professors urge Kleckley to fight education cuts

Lake Charles
Jindal says his way is only way

Monroe
Jindal proposes $29M for NELA capital outlay projects

Monroe
ULM medical laboratory science student attends legislative symposium in D.C.

Monroe
La. Tech history students receive awards

Monroe
EDITORIAL: Higher ed support vital

Natchitoches
State of MInd: NSU special in many ways

Natchitoches
Online CIS program named best in the country Read more: Natchitoches Times - Online CIS program named best in the country

Natchitoches
Presentation will simulate terror attack at NSU

Natchitoches
Peers choose NSU student to recognize for international scholastic fetes, leadership Read more: Natchitoches Times - Peers choose NSU student to reco

Natchitoches
Culture award goes to NSU archaeologist

Natchitoches
NSU flute professor uncovers family history

New Orleans
Louisiana budget concerns prompt LSU to halt borrowing plans for new facilities

New Orleans
LSU students, supporters to march against state budget cuts

New Orleans
What's happening in the Louisiana Legislature: Day 15

New Orleans
Where are the leaders brave enough to fix Louisiana's budget?: Editorial

Ruston
Capital outlay projects to benefit area

Ruston
Top Dawg Named

Shreveport
LSU-Shreveport leader explains possible impact of academic bankruptcy

Regional/National
Death toll in Nepal quake rises to more than 3,200

Regional/National
In the Face of Colossal Cuts (Louisiana)

Regional/National
Amid Funding Cuts, Will LSU Have to Declare 'Bankruptcy'?

STATEWIDE INITIATIVES

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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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