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A full week interacting with students

This has been a big student recruitment week. In addition to our normal flow of student visits, the Texas schools have been on spring break and we have had a large number of students from East Texas visit the campus. Our admisssions and recruiting staff have done an outstanding job in managing the flood of [more]

Springing into Spring: Planning for our Future

This week opened with a bang and a fizzle as the legislature closed its special session without addressing the needs of higher ed and TOPS. This is the middle of recruitment season for students and faculty, and the uncertainty in budgets makes decision-making very difficult for everyone. I believe that the thousands of Louisiana students [more]

From Capitol Hill to Commencement

I spent much of this week in Washington, D.C. with my colleague Craig Spohn of the Cyber Innovation Center. We arrived late Sunday and spent most of Monday on Capitol Hill visiting with our Congressional delegation staff and the Department of Homeland Security. These visits provided opportunities for us to update them on activities related [more]