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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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


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
Poll: Support for common standards, not ‘Common Core’

Associated Press

Louisiana politics may never be the same

Baton Rouge
Governor candidates talk tax incentives, budget crisis at forum

Baton Rouge
Bobby Jindal shuffles staff, sends top aides to Iowa for possible 2016 run

Baton Rouge
Bobby Jindal responds to David Vitter's 'crazy' tax plan comment, compares senator to President Obama

Baton Rouge
LSU Survey finds people 'like the idea' behind Common Core; but label lost in partisan rhetoric

Baton Rouge
UL-Lafayette’s Paula Carson tapped for position at Missouri university

Baton Rouge
Bacterium release inspires review of procedures at research labs on deadly diseases

Baton Rouge
Report: LSU student senator wants deceased Mike the Tiger mascots entombed in place of honor on campus

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Louisiana native Cokie Roberts gets top honor

Baton Rouge
La. Tech counseling psychology students earn internships

Government, business leaders to work together on issues

Study: La. ranks near bottom in financial literacy

John White: La. should embrace Common Core standards

ULM opens International Student Center

Takei talks Indiana, urges people to become activists (@ULM)

NSU Presidents exhibit on display at Watson Library Read more: Natchitoches Times - NSU Presidents exhibit on display at Watson Library

Students earning teaching certifications through NSU impact Louisiana K-12 schools Read more: Natchitoches Times - Students earning teaching certific

New Orleans
7 Louisiana schools declared financially risky by U.S. Department of Education

New Orleans
List of financially risky colleges to be released, website reports

New Orleans
Career-Tech programs shaped more by employers, Education Week reports

New Orleans
Cybersecurity training for high school teachers will be offered in New Orleans

› Home › Tech performs ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

Tech leads with grand gesture

College talks bring extra awareness

The Decreasing Affordability of Public Flagships, in One Chart





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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