TO: The University Community Members of the university community have asked for a summary of notes concerning the financial challenges facing Nicholls State University and higher education in general. Please feel free to use the attached information in expressing your views. Nicholls Financial Challenges 2009-2010 (PDF) Nicholls Financial Challenges 2009-2010 (MS Word)
Category Archives: 2008 – 2009
TO: The University Community Louisiana’s Division of Administration has now instructed higher education to prepare two financial plans or scenarios, that if implemented, would result in a substantial reduction in state appropriation for the 2009-2010 fiscal year ahead. For the University of Louisiana System (ULS), the lowest proposed reduction is $64,590,813 and the highest is […]
TO: The University Community As we re-open the university for the spring semester 2009, the financial challenges that have been facing our nation have taken hold in Louisiana. In turn, the resulting decline in state revenues has brought mid-year budget reductions to most governmental agencies including that of higher education.
TO: Faculty and Staff Yesterday morning, Nicholls State University celebrated its 83rd Commencement Exercise with great enthusiasm. However, by early afternoon, this university president had learned of a mid-year budget cut that was being imposed on higher education across Louisiana in excess of 109 million dollars or 7.82 percent of the total state appropriation for […]