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If you have ever earnestly sweated about funding for higher education and health care, this will be a session to watch. Gov. John Bel Edwards may have to call a special session prior to the regular session, and/or maybe after it, to get lawmakers to vote on tax proposals to address a shortfall of roughly $1 ...
Including the TOPS scholarship program. "All programs are on the table with the most horrible thing is going to be cuts to higher education and higher education cannot afford to be cut. We're telling the people of Louisiana we should send out kids to Louisiana schools and then we go around and cut them.

John Bel Edwards is skeptical he can reach a deal with Louisiana House Republicans to fix the state's billion-dollar budget deficit in time to call a ... That could lead to drastic cuts in higher education, the closing of state-funded hospitals and a large reduction in the TOPS college scholarship program.
Louisiana's legislative auditor is conducting his own review. Release of the data came the same day the Southern University System announced it has put one of its administrators on leave because of sexual misconduct allegations. The higher education system said associate vice president for human ...
“To do less is to continue our rankings at the bottom of the list for every good higher education measure and the top of the list for negative measures,” he said. “We must strive to increase our access and success.” A new board member, former state Senate President Randy Ewing, was also sworn in during ...
Jim Henderson, president and CEO of the University of Louisiana System, said there will always be the occasional outlier, but the state must prepare for the reality of the job market that affects most people. Who better to address the growing need for higher education than ULS? More: State university ...

It's estimated that there will be a one-billion dollar-plus deficit causing cuts to healthcare and higher education. We continue the second-part of our visit with Chancellor Larry Clark of LSU in Shreveport. who offers his perspective on what impact the "fiscal cliff" will have on higher education in Louisiana.
Legislators hope the money will help Louisiana deal with its $1 billion budget shortfall that threatens public higher education and health care programs later this year. Department of Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson, an Edwards appointee, said models show the state's individual income tax revenue ...
“It's too early to identify exactly how funds will be allocated, but we will use the full scope and breadth of Louisiana's higher education system to deliver training that's appropriate, with DXC Technology advising colleges and universities on customizing courses for today's end-to-end IT services environment,” ...
Louisiana higher education leaders are collectively asking the state's congressional delegation to take out several provisions in the GOP tax reform legislation that they argue would make college more expensive for students and place additional burdens on stressed school budgets. Story by Greater Baton ...
LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron is the top earner among all coaches at Louisiana higher education institutions, earning about $3.5 million per year, according to The Advertiser. Orgeron earns a base salary of $500,000, but supplemental income pushes his pay into the seven-figure range. He receives ...
Louisiana higher education leaders are collectively asking the state's congressional delegation to take out several provisions in the GOP tax reform legislation that they argue would make college more expensive for students and place additional burdens on stressed school budgets. In a letter sent to ...
Let's keep it simple and just focus on three common-sense solutions that could be used to fix Louisiana's fiscal problems: ... the University of Louisiana System; F. King Alexander, LSU System President; Joe Rallo, Commissioner of Higher Education; Deputy Administration Commissioner Barbara Goodson ...
Louisiana will run out of money for the state's Children's Health Insurance Program in the middle of January if Congress does not continue federal funding for it. ... That shortfall -- without the additional CHIP bill -- is putting funding for hospitals, the TOPS college scholarship program and higher education in ...
Other graduate students, both at LSU and other Louisiana universities, expressed similar ... Leaders in higher education are also concerned.
To land the deal, Louisiana Economic Development offered DXC an ... well as a state higher education network that is willing to work with DXC ...
The suits come amid a broad review of hazing policies in the state's higher-education system after the recent death of a Louisiana State ...

... School Officers, Louisiana has built a collaboration between PreK-12 and higher education institutions for teacher preparation programs that ...
SUSLA and LSUS are teaming up with local and state leaders and educators to talk bout the state of higher education in Louisiana. Join in the ...
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - ULM and several institutions have experienced historic losses in funding over the years, but leaders say it's ...
Louisiana Tech is highlighted in several important areas in recently released rankings from a pair of sites focusing on higher education.
Louisiana College was founded in 1916 and today is supported by Louisiana Baptists not merely to have “a fine institution of higher education” ...
The highest ratios of total expenditures for state-funded grants versus state fiscal support for higher education were recorded in Louisiana, ...
For example, if Louisiana needs more money for higher education or the TOPS college scholarship program, most of the money being used for ...
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards asked leaders of the state's higher-education system to review their campus policies on hazing, alcohol and ...
Members of the Louisiana House of Representatives are gearing up for a ... Unlike Henry, Barras appears to think TOPS, higher education and ...
... universities, the president of the University of Louisiana System said Tuesday he is bullish about the future of higher education in Louisiana.
Louisiana's top higher education board hopes to have a contract in place by Nov. 15 with a search firm that will help to find the state's next ...
The six lowest-rated districts for teachers were Louisiana, Florida, ... said Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Rallo in a ...
John Bel Edwards appoints AT&T Louisiana President Sonia Perez to the ... “Sonia Perez is a strong supporter of higher education and is ...
John Bel Edwards said Thursday that Louisiana has a plan to ... Higher education leaders said at the time that they were stunned by the lack of ...
But he's inherited a large slice of Louisiana's public higher education pie and, after years of state budget cuts, he wants to make sure there is ...
It's no secret that state funding for Louisiana higher education has dropped dramatically over the last 10 years. But other differences can be ...
Louisiana State University—Baton Rouge increased tuition and fees the most ... Researchers of higher education trends say in-state tuition is ...
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System is paying $1.1 ... Sullivan said his system and other higher education institutions ...
Here is a primer on the program and how it works in Louisiana. ... billion on health care (mostly Medicaid) and $1 billion on higher education.
Bill Cassidy, R-La., center, speaks to the news media on Capitol Hill in ... and health care and higher education have absorbed deep cuts.
LSU AgCenter finalizes agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana to produce ... As a public institution of higher education, the LSU AgCenter's ...
BATON ROUGE, La. — A national fraternity says it has closed its chapter at Louisiana State University while it investigates the death of a ...
Bobby Jindal's eight years in office continue to take a heavy toll on Louisiana's higher education system. The second university president to ...
The president of a Louisiana university is leaving at the end of the year. ... he's resigning from Nicholls State for other work in higher education.
BATON ROUGE - With Louisiana's much-beloved free college tuition ... As they repeatedly cut state financing for higher education over the last ...
Robert Mann, the author of “Let's face facts: Louisiana is sick and dying,” ... and have cut higher education funding more than any other state.
Louisiana has to step up its proficiency in science, math and ... of the world, Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Rallo said Wednesday.
The Louisiana Board of Regents' Higher Education State Fact Book breaks it down to 58.7 percent female students and 41.3 percent males.
"She definitely knows her stuff about higher education. ... with 9,300 students; McNeese State University in Louisiana with 7,600 students; and ...
Louisiana's community and technical colleges are delivering on ... past, he said, there was distrust and friction among higher education leaders.
Louisiana community and technical college system President Monty ... a more comprehensive approach to financial aid for higher education, ...
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards looking out a window toward ... at the same time protecting higher education and other priorities from ...
La. starts push for more science, math and engineering students, .... The group, which is chaired by Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph ...


 

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