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”