The 2015 Louisiana Legislative Session will convene at noon today. As you know, higher education in Louisiana is going through a transformative period that requires bold ideas and innovative solutions. The Legislature will hear many proposals before it adjourns June 11, and we will keep you informed of any developments that could impact our funding…. Read More
Stay informed on the budget situation by visiting www.lsu.edu/budget for the latest information and developments.
The Governor’s office released its FY 16 Executive Budget today to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. The proposed budget includes $567 million in State General Fund reductions to higher education, equating to a historic 78% cut to Louisiana’s public colleges and universities. While the Executive Budget proposes promising recurring solutions to help mitigate the higher education cut, there is no… Read More
In the weeks ahead, we will continue to hear many scenarios discussed about impending state budget reductions. While we remain extremely concerned about any proposed reductions to higher education, we know the Governor and our legislators understand the severe implications of what is being proposed, and they recognize the tremendous value higher education brings to our state…. Read More
Today marks the second time in a year that the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting has been held in Shreveport, providing the perfect opportunity to examine the many ways LSU and Shreveport-Bossier have teamed up for the benefit of the region’s people, culture and economy. Some figures you should know: LSU’s economic impact on the… Read More
As you may have seen in the media, there have been reports of budget challenges facing the state and the implications for Louisiana’s public colleges and universities of approximately $384 million in cuts to higher education. While it is still early in the FY2016 budget development process and the legislative session is still more than… Read More
I’ve often said that the boundaries of LSU are the boundaries of our state, and it has never been more true. We are in every corner of this great state, working to make sure that our research, expertise, and educational opportunities positively impact the growth of our state and the well-being of our citizens. The LSU… Read More
A lot of great things are happening at LSU. This fall, we enrolled our most academically gifted class and the third largest freshman class in our history. We also welcomed our most diverse student body, as well as more first generation students than we’ve seen in the last five years. Add to that last year’s… Read More
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