Nicholls facing $7.7 million cut

THIBODAUX – If the budget bill (HB1) currently moving through the Louisiana Legislature is not amended, Nicholls State University is slated to lose $7.7 million in state appropriations. This will bring Nicholls’ total state funding reductions since fiscal year 2008-2009, to $19.9 million. That would be a 56-percent reduction in state appropriation. As the current budget proposal stands, total reductions in state general fund support for all of higher education since FY 2008-2009 would reach $585 million. Continue reading “Nicholls facing $7.7 million cut”

Nicholls student leader elected to state Board of Regents

THIBODAUX – Matthew Jewell, senior business administration major from Luling and 2012-13 president of the Nicholls State University Student Government Association, was elected by fellow SGA presidents from throughout the state on Monday, May 14, to serve on the Board of Regents as a student member. Continue reading “Nicholls student leader elected to state Board of Regents”

Nicholls to host 2014 academic summit

THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University has been selected to host the third annual University of Louisiana System Academic Summit in 2014. Inaugurated at McNeese State University this year, the summit features undergraduate research, a juried art competition and faculty service-learning presentations from throughout the nine-university system. Continue reading “Nicholls to host 2014 academic summit”