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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

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Associated Press
Analysis: Few options to stop insurance changes

Associated Press
Jobs forecast bright for Louisiana

Associated Press
Former La. official dies in plane crash

Associated Press
Annual economic forecast for La. promising

Associated Press
DESLATTE: Few options to stop insurance changes

Gannett
Race expected to play critical role in Senate election

Baton Rouge
Magazine notes Jindal comments on Ebola

Baton Rouge
Lack of federal oversight cited in coastal restoration grants

Baton Rouge
Onshore rigs could flee La. as oil prices go down

Baton Rouge
ULL plans to tackle eyesores around city during The Big Event

Baton Rouge
Who does La. want in Senate?

Baton Rouge
Business Honors for Oct. 19, 2014

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Tough job for Rallo

Baton Rouge
Political Horizons: Louisiana feels impact of black vote

Baton Rouge
Washington Watch: A flood of outside money into Louisiana

Baton Rouge
Our Views: A new look at gun laws

Houma/Thibodaux
Nicholls scores big with tailgating

Lafayette
LAGCOE welcomes industry job-seekers

Lafayette
Early voting begins Tuesday

Lafayette
EDITORIAL: Uniting Acadiana chambers may have benefits

Lafayette
COOPER: Setting record straight about school board members

Lake Charles
PIGSKIN PIONEERS

Lake Charles
Firm presents findings from spending study

Lake Charles
EDITORIAL: SERVICES PRIVATIZED, BUT ARE THEY BETTER?

Lake Charles
2014 McNeese homecoming court presented

Lake Charles
EDITORIAL: STATE’S FINANCES ARE IN QUESTION

Lake Charles
McNeese is dream come true

Lake Charles
$25,000 McNeese Foundation donation

Lake Charles
TIME TO TAKE SEXUAL ASSAULTS SERIOUSLY

Monroe
Classes resume at storm-damaged schools

Monroe
Pogue named interim president of Pa. university

Monroe
Edwards Barham dies in taxiway plane crash

Monroe
La. Tech students, professor contribute to textbook

Monroe
Our view: Barham improved lives

Monroe
Our view: Education still key to jobs

Monroe
ULM professors Heflin, Ryan produce Australian poetry anthology

Natchitoches
NSU Alumni Affairs to host Christmas Festival raffle

Natchitoches
Photography class begins Tuesday at NSU

New Orleans
New Orleans student Social Security numbers found on auctioned-off laptops

New Orleans
Harry Shearer to offer workshop on voice acting, directing at Loyola

New Orleans
California college student sparks Ebola scare with fake story, newspaper reports

New Orleans
Steve Scalise's leadership in the U.S. House a great benefit to Louisiana: Editorial

New Orleans
Mary Landrieu is the best choice by far for Louisiana: Editorial

New Orleans
Louisiana is cheating its workers and retirees out of health coverage: John Kennedy

Regional/National
CDC to revise Ebola protocol

Regional/National
On Edge Over Ebola

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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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