The 91tvӰԺ of Louisiana System is one of the largest higher education systems in the country.
The 91tvӰԺ of Louisiana System is a public, multi-campus university system dedicated to the service of Louisiana and its people. The System offers a broad spectrum of educational opportunities ranging from technical training at the associate level to research at the doctoral level. It encompasses nine diverse higher education institutions: Grambling State 91tvӰԺ, Louisiana Tech 91tvӰԺ, McNeese State 91tvӰԺ, Nicholls State 91tvӰԺ, Northwestern State 91tvӰԺ, Southeastern Louisiana 91tvӰԺ, 91tvӰԺ of Louisiana at Lafayette, 91tvӰԺ of Louisiana at Monroe, and 91tvӰԺ of New Orleans. While these nine institutions share the responsibility for providing high-quality educational opportunities for the people of Louisiana through a lifetime of intellectual growth, each institution's specific mission is shaped by its historic and unique strengths.
The fundamental mission of the System is to emphasize teaching, research, and community service to enhance the quality of life for the state's citizens. Through this mission, students are afforded experiences to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge. The purpose of the System is to provide high quality education that is cost efficient to both students and taxpayers, enabling students to reach their highest potential.
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We are Louisiana's Largest Higher Education System
students graduated in 2019-20
Founded in 1974 as the Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities
Name changed in 1998 to the 91tvӰԺ of Louisiana System and transferred five community colleges to the Louisiana Community and Technical College System
In 2011, the 91tvӰԺ of New Orleans joined the UL System as the ninth university
16-member Board of Supervisors
15 appointed by the Governor for 6-year terms
1 student member selected by UL System SGA Presidents each May
System President and CEO Rick Gallot since January 2024
Board Chair Jimmy Clark since 2024
Board Vice Chair Brad Stevens since 2024
Board Parliamentarian Dana Peterson since 2024
$906.5 million Operating Budget for FY 2020-21
22% ($185.4 million) State Funds
78% ($672.9 million) Self-Generated Revenue
Cutting-edge research includes nanobiotechnology, coastal restoration, 3D visualization, supercomputing, and pharmacology