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Governor asks Regents to consider merging SUNO, UNO

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Posted: Jan 18, 2011 4:23 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jan 18, 2011 4:23 PM
Source: WBRZ

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BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal is asking the state Board of Regents to conduct a study considering merging the University of New Orleans and Southern Univeristy at New Orleans.

The Board of Regents will report its findings by March 1.

SUNO and UNO, if merged, would become a single campus under the University of Louisiana System as part of the proposal.

Jindal made the announcement at a press conference this afternoon at the Governor’s Mansion.

News 2 will have more on this announcement coming up on News 2 at 6 and 10 p.m.

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