The Planning, Research, Performance and Academic Affairs Division is responsible for master planning, registration, and licensure of proprietary schools and academic degree-granting institutions. It also oversees healthcare workforce, eLearning, and simulation initiatives. The division is also responsible for many statewide and federal reporting requirements, responding to legislative requests and resolutions and fulfilling various data requests from its many stakeholders.
ContactsDr. Randall Brumfield
Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs, Innovation and Student Success Cara Landry
Executive Assistant Mellynn Baker
Institutional Research Associate Donald Boeckman
Senior Institutional Research Associate Kimberly Kirkpatrick
Associate Commissioner for Institutional Research and Performance Assessment Services Dr. Lupe Lamadrid Senior Policy Analyst Phone: 225.342.4253
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Master Plan for Public Postsecondary Education in Louisiana
Article VIII of Louisiana’s Constitution authorizes the Board of Regents (BoR) to develop a master plan for higher education in Louisiana.
Strategic PlanStrategic Plan FY 2014-2015 through FY 2018-19
Response to Act 619
Act 619 of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature requested a comprehensive analysis of the postsecondary system allowing the Board of Regents and postsecondary education leaders to evaluate and streamline academic offerings, stimulate innovative research and respond to local/regional workforce needs and, in turn, better prioritize resources. The Planning, Research and Performance Division was a major contributor to this effort.Click here for the response to Act 619.
Act 172 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature sought to improve safety at Louisiana’s public post-secondary institutions and to provide specific protections against and penalties for sexual assaults and other acts of sexual violence. A key provision of this act, was the development, in consultation with the four management boards, and yearly administration of a Campus Climate Survey at each campus. The Board of Regents is required to submit, by September 1, the survey results for the previous academic year from each institution to the Governor, and the Senate and House Committees.
House Resolution 52
During the 2020 Regular Session the House of Representatives of the Louisiana Legislature passed House Resolution 52 which urged and requested “the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors and the Board of Regents, to study and make recommendations relative to any academic, operational, structural, or technological changes that should be considered for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System in response to COVID-19.” This report will be considered by the Board of Regents June 17, 2020.