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
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

Baton Rouge
Letter: Louisiana’s higher education funding is not good enough

Baton Rouge
Letters: Legislature helps colleges

Baton Rouge
Louisiana House Passes Budget That Really Doesn’t Cut Anything

Baton Rouge
TOPS, LEAP, GRAD ACT and Louisiana budget woes

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Louisiana's budget remains in state of flux over Memorial Day weekend

Baton Rouge
Higher education bills are in the home stretch; legislation to slim TOPS costs on deck

Baton Rouge
Following the Louisiana House, now Senate takes its whack at closing state budget deficit

Nicholls president: Tops changes don't go far enough

House shows true

Lake Charles
Independence is mostly illusion

Lake Charles
Wow! The state House of Representatives actually told Gov. Bobby Jindal he is going to have to pay the security costs for his out-of-state travels fro

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Lake Charles
Honor students recognized

Lake Charles

Endowed scholarship honors distinguished La. Tech professor, veterinarian

NSU COEHD seeking nominations of outstanding educators

Women's sports bringing positive attention to NSU

New Orleans
Louisiana House passes state budget that prioritizes higher education over hospitals

Schillinger Selected to Lead Louisiana Tech’s College of Education

Louisiana House passes $24B budget proposal for next year

La Tech: Nation’s first 5 graduates in cyber engineering

UL System Day to be held at Capitol





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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