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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
No La. policy for sexual assaults on campuses

Associated Press
Insurance site up for state workers, retirees

Alexandria
Alumni reminisce as NSU, Tech meet again

Baton Rouge
Higher ed commissioner search meetings scheduled

Baton Rouge
LSU student wins thousands for tuition on ‘Ellen’ show

Baton Rouge
Water Campus gets $1.34 million federal grant

Baton Rouge
Louisiana’s imprisonment rate posts decline, but state still leads U.S.

Baton Rouge
Edmonson retirement law ruled unconstitutional by Baton Rouge state judge

Baton Rouge
Bobby Jindal touts national energy policy plan in Washington D.C.

Baton Rouge
House passes Cassidy veterans bill

Baton Rouge
Our Views: A bloat in the laws

Houma/Thibodaux
Report lists sexual assaults at Nicholls

Houma/Thibodaux
Speaker focuses on career-targeted learning

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls State overall enrollment declines

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls names interim head football coach

Lake Charles
LEARN ABOUT US CONSTITUTION

Monroe
State has no policy for handling campus sex assaults

Monroe
Louisiana Tech receives gift of more than $37,000

Monroe
EDITORIAL: Administer WISE funds fairly

New Orleans
Delgado teachers working 7 weeks before seeing first paycheck

New Orleans
Double billing by lawmakers demands broad investigation: Editorial

New Orleans
Louisiana sees prison population fall, but maintains the highest incarceration rate in the United States

New Orleans
LFEA to commission study on state's film tax credit incentive program

Ruston
Tech ranks No. 1 in state in starting, mid-career salaries

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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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