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The benefits of a Louisiana higher education degree are endless! Whether choosing an Associate’s degree at one of our Community and Technical Colleges, a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. at one of our four-year institutions, or even a professional degree at one of our medical or law schools your educational experience at any Louisiana public institution is guaranteed to positively impact your future. Read More >>

Regents Approve Statewide Secondary-to-Postsecondary Articulation Agreements Through “Success Through Articulation” Initiative

The Board of Regents today approved an agreement that will significantly increase the number of high school courses across the state that will count for credit at Louisiana Technical College (LTC).

Regents Approve Plan to Increase Number of Nurses, Healthcare Workers in Louisiana

The Louisiana Board of Regents today approved a 2007-08 Health Works budget plan to use more than $12.4 million in new state funding to address the shortage of nurses and allied health care professionals working in the state.

New Look for Louisiana Digital Library

The LOUISiana Digital Library Committee, along with LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network, implemented a new Web site for the LOUISiana Digital Library. This new interface features improved navigation and increased content accessibility.

Louisiana ACT Five-Year Improvement Trend Outpaces National Average

Louisiana’s five-year ACT (American College Test) composite score improvement trend continues to outpace the national trend. Since 2003, Louisiana’s average composite score has risen 0.5 points, while the national average has risen by 0.4 points.

Regents to Award $15.9 Million To Louisiana Colleges and Universities For Enddowed Chairs and Professorships

Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Savoie will visit Nicholls State University in Thibodaux tomorrow (Tuesday, August 14), kicking off a series of campus visits to officially present $15.9 million in matching funds to public and private colleges and universities across the state.

Louisiana Student Selected for National GEAR UP Scholarship

Before Fred Reed connected with LA GEAR UP the summer before his sixth grade year, he had only small dreams of going to college and, statistically speaking, even less of a chance.

“Go Grant” Poised To Enhance College Access in Louisiana

Beginning this fall, thousands of low- and moderate-income Louisiana students will find it significantly easier to afford college. The reason: Louisiana’s “Go Grant.”

Regents Respond Quickly to Computer Data Glitch

The Louisiana Board of Regents was recently informed that some staff computer reports containing personal information were potentially accessible through external internet access. Within a few hours of notification, the Board of Regents was able to correct the problem.

LONI Connects Mississippi Schools

The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, or LONI, is collaborating with Mississippi’s top research universities to provision access to commodity Internet and the research networks National LambdaRail, or NLR, and Internet2, or I2.

Queen Bee Buzz Continues

BATON ROUGE, LA –– Louisiana’s supercomputer Queen Bee, the centerpiece of the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, or LONI, is the world.

Regents Recognize Governor Blanco for Higher Ed Support

The Board of Regents today formally recognized Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco for her steadfast support of Louisiana’s public colleges and universities, particularly as reflected in the historic appropriation for higher education in her 2007-08 Executive Budget.

Higher education partners with Models for Change to advance Louisiana juvenile justice reform efforts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana— Initiatives by Louisiana’s universities and other state partners are key to reforming the state’s juvenile justice system, senior officials from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation told the Louisiana Board of Regents today.