universities http://wwno.org en La. Tech president retiring in 2013 http://wwno.org/post/la-tech-president-retiring-2013 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Louisiana Tech University President Daniel Reneau says he will retire at the end of June 2013.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">He's been with the university 50 years as a student and educator, and served 26 years as president — the longest anyone has held the job.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 19:51:45 +0000 The Associated Press 19300 at http://wwno.org Registration set at Nunez College http://wwno.org/post/registration-set-nunez-college <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Registration begins Wednesday at Nunez Community College in St. Bernard Parish.&nbsp;Fall-term classes are scheduled to start on Aug. 20.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">More registration information is available by calling 504-278-6467 or online at <a href="http://www.nunez.edu" target="_blank">www.nunez.edu</a>.</p> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:01:29 +0000 The Associated Press 17700 at http://wwno.org La. Colleges Face Deep Cuts in House Budget http://wwno.org/post/la-colleges-face-deep-cuts-house-budget <div><p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; <font color="red">Louisiana&#39;s</font> public colleges say they will be forced to make steep cuts next year if state senators agree to the version of the $25 billion budget passed by the House.</p><p>The governor&#39;s budget office says higher education would take cuts topping $200 million in the new fiscal year that begins July 1, under the House-approved budget.</p><p>Senators get their first look Monday at the House budget.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 14:53:40 +0000 The Associated Press 11017 at http://wwno.org Machines to aid in tracking erosion http://wwno.org/post/machines-aid-tracking-erosion <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Nicholls State University in </span>Thibodaux<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; "> is taking a new perspective on tracking coastal erosion and the health of Louisiana&#39;s barrier islands more closely.</span></p> Sun, 13 May 2012 05:41:38 +0000 The Associated Press 10938 at http://wwno.org Incoming UNO President Wants Better Marketing of UNO Brand http://wwno.org/post/incoming-uno-president-wants-better-marketing-uno-brand <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351b5bdbfd95-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351b5bdbfd95-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351b5bdbfd95-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-996755.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors has unanimously selected Peter Fos as the new president of the University of New Orleans.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 14:16:55 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3457 at http://wwno.org