Impact of Prior Budget Cuts

Impact from FY 2008-09 to FY 2014-15 Budget Cuts

  • Exclusive of hospitals, loss of 1,924 employees (12.2%) or 1,810 FTEs (13.3%)
    • Faculty - 363 employees (7.9%) or 295 FTE (7.7%)
    • All other staff – 1,561 employees (14.0%) or 1,515 FTE (15.6%)
  • Between FY 2010 and FY 2013, the System has terminated or consolidated approximately 60 programs
    • LSU A&M – 18
    • LSU S – 18
    • LSU HSC NO – 13
    • LSU HSC S – 6
    • LSU A – 2
    • LSU E – 2
  • State Funds Per Student FTE decreased on the campuses ranging from 38.2% to 56.4%
    • LSU Shreveport – 54.7% - $5,564 (08-09) to $2,464 (existing 14-15)
    • LSU A&M - 54.3% - $8,251 (08-09) to $3,699 (existing 14-15)
    • LSU Law Center – 51.3% - $12,920 (08-09) to $6,209 (existing 14-15)
    • LSU Alexandria – 56.4% - $6,513 (08-09) to $2,761 (existing 14-15)
    • LSU HSC NO – 48.9% - $51,578 (08-09) to $26,034 (existing 14-15)
    • LSU HSC S – 45.5% - $81,077 (08-09) to $43,099 (existing 14-15)
    • LSU Eunice – 38.2% - $4,152 (08-09) to $2,507 (existing 14-15)