Grad Act 2.0 offers Flexibility | Economic Factbook | ULM Forum 8-5-11
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Red tape reduction in Higher Education?
Governor Bobby Jindal recently signed into law the Grad Act 2.0, which gives colleges and university more flexibility in exchange for
improved outcomes for students. The law’s authors also hope it will help streamline some of the red tape involved with contracts and purchasing.
Dr. Eric Pani, associate provost for academic affairs at ULM is here to talk about some of the impact that Grad Act 2.0 will have locally.
Report offers look at region's economic health
When doing research on the economic climate, more data is better. That’s why several years ago the University of Louisiana
at Monroe’s Center for Business and Economic Research began collecting data for a yearly factbook that gives a snapshot of the economic health of the area.
Dr. Bob Eisenstadt directs the center, and says the outlook is improving, especially with the recently announced local expansion of CenturyLink.
Air Date: Fri, 08/05/2011