What a pleasure it was to wake up this morning and find this article of the front page of the Shreveport Times. It's a must read, and the best part of it is our NWLA schools are setting enrollment records. Really proud for Northwestern and Louisiana Tech! ... See more
The University of Louisiana System saw an increase of more than1,000 students across its nine schools this fall, according to the official 14th day census.
Just received some impressive numbers from Northwestern State University's School of Nursing in Shreveport. Enrollment has risen 27% over the last 3 years! Congratulations Dr. Dana Clawson.You and your team are building our health care workforce of the future. ... See more
Encouraging words from UL President Dr. Jim Henderson!
Despite a decade of major cuts to colleges and universities, the president of the University of Louisiana System said Tuesday he is bullish about the future of higher education in
Congratulations to Bossier Parish Community College on turning 50! There has been great leadership over the years, and we have a great one now with Rick Bateman as Chancellor!
BOSSIER CITY — Five decades ago, there was a vision to create a higher education institute in Bossier. Today, Bossier Parish Community College is a beacon of hope and opportunity for all who walk through its doors. In honor of the school’s 50th... ... See more
Ever wonder how much the LSU Tiger football team is worth? This answer is: a lot. Read more about it here.
The LSU Tigers are ranked as the nation’s fifth most-valuable college football team in a new analysis by a professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, The Wall Street Journal reports. The Tigers are worth roughly $911 million, according to the analysis, which broke down each college… ... See more
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This is one of those lists you don't want to make, but in fairness to our colleges, state funding of higher education has decreased more in Louisiana since 2008 than any other state. Sadly, they've really had no choice. They still have less total money today than they had 10 years ago. ... See more
Tuition and fees in Louisiana went up more than any other state over the last five years, one study found.
Exciting news from LSUS. Wow! LSUS Sees Record Breaking Enrollment Numbers The Fall 2017 semester at LSUS saw record-breaking numbers in the university’s enrollment history with a total of 5,797 students. This figure represents a 24 percent increase from the Fall 2016 semester. Fall semester numbers have increased steadily since 2014, with the greatest gain in graduate enrollment at a 52 percent increase over last year. The student body continues grow in diversity with over fifty percent of the population represented by minorities. ... See more
LSU is now officially in the marijuana business!
Despite questions raised about the company’s financial health, the LSU AgCenter has finalized its contract for GB Sciences Louisiana to produce medical cannabis products for the university. The company—a subsidiary of the Las Vegas-based biopharmaceutical firm GB Sciences Inc.—has already filed pate... ... See more
It was a great day yesterday at Northwestern State University! So pleased to attend the investiture for President Chris Maggio and see all the support he has in his new role.
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