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
Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy Fund
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

Associated Press
La. education chief says anti-Common Core lawsuit dismissed

Alario calls state budget crisis ‘toughest I’ve seen’

Henderson invested as 18th president of Northwestern State

Baton Rouge
PAR: State should focus on innovation to build industry

Baton Rouge
Study sees 'serious flaws' in Louisiana's proposed system for grading Pre-K programs

Baton Rouge
Why the first major legal action challenging Common Core in Louisiana was tossed out Monday

Baton Rouge
Baker Superintendent Ulysses Joseph to announce retirement, after arrest of former maintenance supervisor on $128,000 in thefts from the school system

Baton Rouge
Follow gubernatorial candidates' discussion as they hold forum on small business today at 12:00 p.m.

Fletcher receives $50,000 technician program grant

UL student's Louisiana culture video goes viral in China

Lake Charles
With fraternities, take the good , leave the bad

SGA prez to lawmakers: We’ve been quiet for too long

Historian to speak on Japanese Americans in La.

Students earning teaching certifications through NSU impact Louisiana K-12 schools

NSU Jazz Orchestra wins Sweepstakes Award at Loyola Jazz Festival

NSU Presidents exhibit on display at Watson Library

New Orleans
President Obama recognizes SUNO biology professor Murty S. Kambha

New Orleans
Flaws abound in Louisiana's draft preschool report cards, group says

New Orleans
LSU board member Rolfe McCollister sang a different tune in 1992, demanding Edwin Edwards be arrested for higher ed budget cuts: Robert Mann

New Orleans
‘Be annoying’

New Orleans
Louisiana universities, industry need to cooperate to foster innovation, report says

NSU Professor pens second e-book





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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