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Session 2016: Higher Ed Not Exempt From Cuts

As we approach the final quarter of Louisiana's regular legislative session, the biggest question is what the state budget will look like on June 6. Unfortunately the budget conversation is once again dominated by cutting rather than funding.

Higher Education's Funding Request to the Governor

From the desk of UL System President Sandra K. Woodley

Let's talk about funding for higher education

We have all seen the headlines. Louisiana's colleges and universities are facing a potential cut of almost $400 million next year, which could result in the loss of more than half the state funding for our institutions.


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