university of louisiana http://wwno.org en Louisiana higher ed leaders eager to roll out workforce plan http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-higher-ed-leaders-eager-roll-out-workforce-plan When the Louisiana Legislature convenes next month it will consider whether to fund a $40 million plan to create a pot of money that the state’s colleges and universities can compete over. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:55:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 53514 at http://wwno.org Jindal Names New UL System Board Members http://wwno.org/post/jindal-names-new-ul-system-board-members <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Bobby Jindal has named eight members to the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, replacing or re-appointing seven members whose terms expired and one who stepped down.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The resigning member, former governor's office lawyer Jimmy Faircloth, was replaced by his wife, Kelly.</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26316 at http://wwno.org Ragin’ Cajuns Defeat East Carolina in New Orleans Bowl, 43-34 http://wwno.org/post/ragin-cajuns-defeat-east-carolina-new-orleans-bowl-43-34 <p></p><p>The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns defeated the East Carolina Pirates 43-34 on Saturday in a wildly-entertaining 12<sup>th</sup> edition of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in front of a record crowd.</p><p>Ragin’ Cajuns fans packed the Superdome for ULL’s second consecutive New Orleans Bowl championship. The official attendance for Saturday’s game was 48,828, beating last year’s record-setting crowd by more than 6,000 fans.</p> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 23:18:47 +0000 Jacob Mayer & Jason Saul 25578 at http://wwno.org Subsidy increase to Cajundome to be considered http://wwno.org/post/subsidy-increase-cajundome-be-considered <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Lafayette City-Parish Council is considering an increased subsidy to the Cajundome.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Advertiser reports the council this week briefly discussed City-Parish President Joey Durel's proposed $550,000 allocation to the Cajundome for the upcoming fiscal year, which marks a $50,000 increase from the current fiscal year.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:40:31 +0000 The Associated Press 18442 at http://wwno.org Head of the University of Louisiana System retiring http://wwno.org/post/head-university-louisiana-system-retiring <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The president of the University of Louisiana System has announced his retirement.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Randy Moffett, who&#39;s been in the job for four years, said Monday that he will leave the position in the fall to spend more time with his family.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 21:54:46 +0000 The Associated Press 15390 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-535a017c0bb65-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535a017c0bb65-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535a017c0bb65-"></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 New UNO President Selected http://wwno.org/post/new-uno-president-selected <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535a017c0a29d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535a017c0a29d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535a017c0a29d-"></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-996645.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 New Orleans has a new president. Eileen Fleming reports the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors unanimously selected a leader from UNO's own community.</p> Sat, 10 Dec 2011 00:52:39 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3454 at http://wwno.org