Policy Statements (PS’s) represent policies of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. They are not binding upon other campuses of the LSU System and are subordinate to policies of the LSU System issued as Permanent Memoranda, to the By-Laws and Regulations of the LSU Board of Supervisors to state and federal regulations and statutes. Typically Policy Statements originate within one or more of the operating divisions of the University to address policy issues that are of a campus wide nature. Policy Statements may also be issued to interpret and implement Permanent Memoranda, By-Laws and Regulations of the Board, or pursuant to the requirements of state and federal law.
Permanent Memoranda (PMs) represent policies of the Louisiana State University System. Along with the By-Laws and Regulations of the LSU Board of Supervisors. They are binding on all institutions of the System.
PMs address policy issues that are of a system-wide character and are established for the purpose of System administrative governance. PMs may implement or interpret laws, rules and regulations, and reflect LSU System policies.