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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »