State education policy officials include the following:
F. King Alexander, President and Chancellor, Louisiana State University
Sandra Woodley, President, University of Louisiana System
Ray Belton, President-Chancellor, Southern University System
Monty Sullivan, President, Louisiana Community and Technical College System
Joseph C. Rallo, Commissioner of Higher Education, Louisiana Board of Regents
State Attainment Goal: Increase educational attainment of adult citizens (bachelor’s and associate degrees, and certificates and diplomas) to 42% by 2025, with an annual growth rate of 7.2%. Learn more about how states can “Set An Attainment Goal.” Also, find out more about Louisiana’s attainment goal and see other states’ attainment goals.
Louisiana set a 120-credit-hour limit for four-year degree programs and a 60-credit-hour limit for associate degrees. Read more about how states Enact Credit Caps.
Louisiana created its Transfer Degree Guarantee to make it easier and less expensive to earn a four-year degree by starting at a two-year institution. Learn more about how states Adopt Statewide Policies to Guarantee Transfer.