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Press Releases

June 19, 2014

Regents Stands with the Governor on the Signing of WISE Legislation
Governor’s Office Press Release

September 25, 2014

Regents approves WISE Fund Distribution


January 21, 2014

Jindal discusses plans for funding higher education
UPDATE: La. higher education funding gets major boost
Gov. Jindal Announces Funding Hike for Higher Education & New Workforce Incentive Fund
Gov. Jindal pledges more funding for higher education
Jindal wants to increase Louisiana’s higher education funding
Governor Jindal Announces Funding Hike for Higher Education & New Workforce Incentive Fund

January 22, 2014

Louisiana’s Jindal To Increase Tuition For Higher Education Funding
UNO president sees promise in Jindal plan

January 24, 2014

Jindal proposes increased funding to higher education

February 5, 2014

Louisiana higher ed leaders eager to roll out workforce plan

Februay 10, 2014

W.I.S.E. plan pushes for more higher education funding

February 11, 2014

$40 million fund proposed to help colleges train workers

February 13, 2014

State universities must find more private partnerships

February 14, 2014

UL System – WISE

February 17, 2014

$40M fund proposed to help colleges train workers, Associated Press

March 20, 2014

Louisiana Business & Industry Show • Ep. 13 • Dr. Sandra Woodley

April 1, 2014

Local universities like Jindal’s proposed WISE Fund

April 10, 2014

La. House passes ‘WISE’ higher ed plan

April 22, 2014

Louisiana editorial roundup
American Press, Lake Charles, La., on Jindal’s WISE fund

May 6, 2014

WISE bill unanimously approved

May 19, 2014

Governor’s WISE plan advances at State Capitol

May 27, 2014

Senate approves new higher education incentive fund
WISE funding gets approval by state Senate

May 28, 2014

WISE plan clears Louisiana Senate

June 7, 2014

Sandra Woodley: WISE, stable funding revives higher education

June 10, 2014

Cuts to colleges end this legislative session

June 19, 2014

Regents Photo – WISE
Gov. Jindal Signs Legislation to Create New Workforce Incentive Fund
Nicholls President Bruce Murphy Comments on WISE Signing

June 20, 2014

Governor Jindal Signs Legislation to Create New Workforce Incentive Fund
Louisiana Governor Signs Workforce Training Legislation Creating WISE Fund
Jindal signs WISE legislation

June 24, 2014

WISE Council plans to allocate funds to Louisiana residents

July 8, 2014

Regions Bank donates $100k to ULM for WISE Plan qualification

July 9, 2014

Committee aims to improve La. economy through WISE plan

August 1, 2014

Higher ed with no conditions

August 7, 2014

Linking Business and Budgets
WISE Fund council split on funding

August 19, 2014

Louisiana higher education leaders to business community: WISE Fund will help fill workforce demands
Workforce program to aid local colleges

August 21, 2014

WISE Incentive Fund to subsidize degrees

August 26, 2014

WISE Council still debating funds split
Recommendations for $40M college fund delayed
WISE Council gets rough overview of funding distribution

August 28, 2014

WISE Discusses Ways to Dole Out Money

September 8, 2014

WISE Council to decide on funding split

September 9, 2014

LSU System receives $14.5 million from WISE Council
Agreement Reached On Splitting College Incentive Fund
WISE panel agrees to distribution plan
Educators, business leaders tout WISE at CenturyLink
Local, State Education and Industry Leaders Meet at WISE Fund Forum

September 10, 2014

Louisiana plan emerges to divide $40M college incentive fund, $2M to Southern U
Fannin: WISE money allocated illegally

September 16, 2014

Administer WISE funds fairly

September 22, 2014

Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy (AGB)

September 25, 2014

Regents approve WISE Fund spending plan
Fannin: WISE funding concerns addressed
Regents approve funding graduate fellowships

October 2, 2014

Our view: A WISE decision