“The executive budget resoundingly prioritizes higher education, enabling us to ensure Louisianians are prepared for the future of work. Particularly important, Governor Edwards’ proposal allows us to further close the competition gap with our peers in neighboring states, enabling us to recruit, retain, and develop the faculty that lead our instruction and research mission. We will work collaboratively with our legislators through the appropriations process to ensure they fully understand the needs of our member institutions as we work to create the most educated generation in Louisiana’s history.”

Dr. Jim Henderson
President and CEO