The Lion's Roar

A potential budget increase for Louisiana

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

December 4, 2018

Filed under Archive, News

In response to past budget cuts, the Louisiana Board of Regents requested a $172 million increase in the state budget for public colleges. If approved, general state funding for higher education would increase to $1.2 billion in the 2019-20 fiscal year beginning on July 1. President Dr. John L....

A day in the life of Dr. John L. Crain

A day in the life of Dr. John L. Crain

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018

Filed under Archive, On Campus, Showcase

President of the university Dr. John L. Crain strives to ensure a good experience for students as the university’s ambassador. The responsibilities of the president include overseeing various departments on campus, fundraising, advocating on behalf of the university, bridging the university management...

Unpacking the budget

Unpacking the budget

Annie Goodman, News Editor

July 23, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

After a long battle over how to fill a nearly $1 billion fiscal cliff, state legislators have passed a bill that will fully fund higher education through 2025.  When Governor John Bel Edwards was elected to office in 2016, the state was already facing a large budget shortfall. According to Commu...