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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

Alexandria
Louisiana touts new employment website to match employers, potential employees

Baton Rouge
LSU shows off nearly complete south end zone expansion of Tiger Stadium

Baton Rouge
Supt. of Education White tells BESE he is unfairly being targeted

Baton Rouge
WBR new schools superintendent signs contract, begins Aug. 1

Baton Rouge
Lafayette has ‘critical shortage’ of classroom teachers

Baton Rouge
Report: N.O. could become a world leader in flood losses

Baton Rouge
Our Views: In court, sore losers

Baton Rouge
James Gill: Jindal gives Edmonson a big thank-you

Baton Rouge
Letter: Time to rally support for SLU

Hammond
Fontenot named Southeastern Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Hammond
Karen Fontenot named dean of SLU's college of arts, humanities and social sciences

Houma/Thibodaux
Graduation requirements can be waived for special education students

Houma/Thibodaux
Bollinger Shipyards gets $255 million contract to build cutters

Lafayette
At Faulk: 'What I'd really love to see is a love of learning'

Lafayette
UL QB Broadway feels being married helps him as athlete

Monroe
GSU 2014 LA GEAR UP Wraps Up for the Summer

Monroe
Two Delta College construction projects get green light

Monroe
ULM, TCB performance Thursday

Monroe
Our view: Workers pay the price

Natchitoches
NSU band to participate in festival overseas

New Orleans
Bill Gates shows nuanced understanding of higher education, website reports

New Orleans
John White says Bobby Jindal is out to get him, newspaper reports

New Orleans
Tulane names new vice president of student affairs

New Orleans
Karen Fontenot named dean of SLU's college of arts, humanities and social sciences

New Orleans
Ivy League schools are 'turning our kids into zombies,' Yale ex-prof writes in magazine

Shreveport
NLEP aims for retention of talented workers

Shreveport
BPCC to hold summer graduation ceremony on Thursday

Regional/National
Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

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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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