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Commissioner’s Search Finalists & Higher Education Systems Respond to Sexual Assault Report

August 14th, 2013 by Katara Williams

THREE FINALISTS NAMED IN SEARCH FOR COMMISSIONER OF HIGHER EDUCATION September 18, 2014 The Louisiana Board of Regents announced today the names of three finalists for the position of Commissioner of Higher Education. The finalists are: Robin Capehart of West Virginia. Capehart is currently the President of West Liberty University. He received a Masters of […]

Regent Martin and Martin Family make $2 Million gift to LSU Engineering

July 3rd, 2013 by Katara Williams

 BATON ROUGE- During a press conference today, Board of Regent member Roy O. Martin, along with the Martin family announced a $2 million gift to the new state-of-the art engineering education complex at LSU.  “I am honored to be a part of more than 60 people spanning three generations that have attended LSU, many of […]

Data shows Success in Louisiana’s Redesign of Teacher Education Programs

May 13th, 2013 by Katara Williams

Data shows Success in Louisiana’s Redesign of Teacher Education Programs New teachers performing better than expected   BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Board of Regents released the 2011-2012 Annual Report for Teacher Preparation, which unveils findings on the performance of new and redesigned teacher preparation programs delivered by public universities, private universities, and private […]

Regents give Purcell high marks

May 1st, 2013 by cw-firefly

Read the original article in The Advocate here By Koran Addo Capitol news bureau Members of a panel that oversees Louisiana’s colleges and universities gave embattled state Commissioner of Higher Education Jim Purcell a glowing performance review Wednesday. Gov. Bobby Jindal is widely believed to have reached out to Board of Regents members last month […]

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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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