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2 years ago
Weekly Newsletter of the SBBA

Higher Education Commissioner Joseph Rallo has announced plans to retire next year. Read about plans to find his replacement in the Weekly Newsletter of the SBBA.

For more information on becoming a member of the SBBA, or providing direct support for our work, please contact Dr. Johnette Magner at jmagner@sbba4he.org

2 years ago
Free college keeps growing as Arkansas, Indiana, Montana and Rhode Island join in

More and more states are offering free tuition, especially for community college students. See how Louisiana stacks up in this comparison!

About 20 percent of states have already enacted some form of free college tuition, and more legislation is on the way.

2 years ago
Weekly Newsletter of the SBBA

On Wednesday we learn if Grambling will be allowed to reinstate its nursing program. Learn all about this and other higher education news in the Weekly Newsletter of the SBBA.

For more information on becoming a member of the SBBA, or providing direct support for our work, please contact Dr. Johnette Magner at jmagner@sbba4he.org

2 years ago
Turning a corner: La. colleges ready to claw back to where they were after years of underfunding

Great piece by Mark Ballard of the The Advocate. It chronicles the history of higher education in Louisiana since 2008 and explains just how much work we have ahead of us as we seek to rebuild our ... See more

For the first time in nine years, Louisiana lawmakers tapped the brakes in June and left higher education’s finances alone as they were approving the state budget.

2 years ago
Despite upbeat move-in day at LSU dorms, enrollment likely to remain flat for now

Great to see LSU President F. King Alexander helping students move in to dormitories!

LSU President F. King Alexander was upbeat with the incoming students he helped move into their dorm rooms Wednesday, but he thinks enrollment at the state’s universities will remain lackluster.

2 years ago
ULM reveals new logo and ‘The Best is on the Bayou’

A new logo for ULM!

The new logo will be the centerpiece of the marketing campaign that will make use of a phrase that has been true since the founding of the institution.

2 years ago
How to get colleges to collaborate: 'It's the money that talks'

Interesting piece on why college collaborations often save more money for the state than college mergers.

"The reality is all of this depends on how systems allocate money to campuses."

2 years ago
Weekly Newsletter of the SBBA

Faculty at LSU Health and LSUS will receive raises this fall. Learn all about it in the Weekly Newsletter of the SBBA!

For more information on becoming a member of the SBBA, or providing direct support for our work, please contact Dr. Johnette Magner at jmagner@sbba4he.org

2 years ago
Nursing graduates earn 100 percent pass rate on national exam

Congratulations to the Louisiana Tech Nursing Grads for all passing the state licensure exam. And kudos to the faculty who helped get you there!

It was aces all the way for highly recruited Louisiana Tech University nursing graduates meeting a critical need in the health care industry. Louisiana Tech’s Division of Nursing reported a 100 ... See more

2 years ago
A Berkeley ‘Escape Hatch’

This is just sad. Not sure what else to say except I'm pretty sure we don't have this in Louisiana.

Emails show how afraid university staff are of protesters.

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