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  • Proposal could let colleges raise their own tuition Play Video

    December 4, 2012 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tuition at four-year universities could go up in Louisiana under a new proposal before the Board of Regents. If approved, the proposal will give four-year institutions the same power to set tuition like two-year technical and community colleges have, in accordance with the Board of Regents... more »
  • Audit report cites Board of Regents' weaknesses

    June 21, 2011 3:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's top higher education board hasn't updated a constitutionally required "master plan" for state colleges and universities in 10 years, the state Legislative Auditor's Office says in a new report that outlines numerous political and legal factors that muddle the board's mission and weaken its ability to... more »
  • College chief's salary will require legislative OK

    July 1, 2010 11:12 AM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed to give state lawmakers a say in the salary and selection of Louisiana's higher education commissioner. Jindal signed into law Wednesday a bill that requires Senate confirmation of the Board of Regents' choice for the position and makes the commissioner's salary subject to approval... more »
  • Search panel looking for college commissioner

    June 24, 2010 1:59 PM

    The Louisiana Board of Regents has tapped an eight-member search committee to help find a new state higher education commissioner. The panel was created Thursday to conduct the search, interview candidates and make finalist recommendations to the full board to consider as a replacement for Sally Clausen, whose retirement... more »

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