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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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Louisiana colleges ask Legislature for less money than they want

Baton Rouge
Regents approve $350K contract for new commissioner

Baton Rouge
John Lewis leads students to early vote

Baton Rouge
Jordana Pomeroy leaves LSU Museum of Art for post in Florida

Baton Rouge
Judge dismisses race discimination suit filed by former LSU tennis coach

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Lafayette
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UL to host Festival, Science Day

Monroe
ULM professor and knight dies Tuesday

Monroe
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Monroe
Our view: Too few making the grade

New Orleans
New UNO report scores campus programs

New Orleans
Feds question Tulane University post-Katrina grant spending, seek bigger review

New Orleans
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New Orleans
Xavier to lead Louisiana's Chinese education initiative

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Ruston
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Ruston
Tech talks preventing domestic abuse

Ruston
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Ruston
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Sarah Posner to speak at Centenary

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Regional/National
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Regional/National
Xavier gets grant to increase biomedical students

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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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