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July 19, 2013

07/19/2013 12:00 AM

Cash-Strapped Universities Turn to Corporate-Style Consolidation
Time Magazine
The 10-school Louisiana State University System is merging its chancellorship with the presidency of Louisiana State University A&M, and plans to bring all its separately run campuses together by 2015. ...

 

Letter: TOPS program fine like it is
The Advocate
I appreciate the TOPS program and hope it will be there for my son. I don’t feel ashamed or embarrassed for believing the citizens of this state should expect the state to assist them ...

 

3,800 Louisiana state workers laid off in last budget year
Shreveport Times
The Jindal administration says many workers laid off at LSU and other state health care facilities were hired by the private companies taking over management of the sites. ...

 

Camp Care lets children with cancer enjoy trips, get away from treatment
The Advocate
The youngsters in Camp Care, a weeklong camp for children with cancer and their siblings, gathered on their last day to get autographs — from their friends and counselors and from a few special guests, including LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger and other Tigers. ...