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  • Colleges promise improved results for tuition hike

    October 27, 2010 9:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's public colleges are entering into contracts pledging to boost graduation rates, improve student achievement and eliminate under-performing programs. In exchange, they're getting to increase tuition by up to 10 percent a year. The Board of Regents, which oversees higher education in the state, considers... more »
  • UL 2011 Among Best Colleges

    August 17, 2010 6:26 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is among the 2011 Best Colleges as designated by U.S. News Media Group. The exclusive rankings were issued today. They include more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Over the past two decades, the U.S. News college rankings, which group schools based on categories... more »
  • Tuition boosted at Louisiana colleges

    August 4, 2010 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - When students return to Louisiana's public colleges this month, they'll be slapped with larger bills, hundreds of dollars in tuition increases even as family budgets have tightened. Tuition is going up between 8 percent and 10 percent at all four-year campuses and two-year community colleges,... more »
  • LA Slashing Funding From Colleges & Charity Hospitals To Balance Budget

    May 27, 2010 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The House's budget panel has ended its delay of the state's budget bill, agreeing to slash funding from colleges and charity hospitals to make the numbers work without using cash that is part of a dispute with the Senate. The center of the disagreement between... more »
  • Jindal Proposes Cutting $60 Million From State Agencies & Public Colleges

    April 16, 2010 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal proposes cutting about $60 million from state agencies and public colleges and tapping into an array of one-time funds to close a $319 million budget deficit. The $29 billion budget must be rebalanced before the fiscal year ends June 30. Jindal unveiled... more »

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