La. Tech tightens belt
While other Louisiana colleges and universities are making major budget adjustments, a noticeable interruption of Tech’s university services has been avoided thanks to preparedness and efforts of its faculty and staff.
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced a higher education budget cut Oct. 22 resulting from a deficit of $106.7 million in the state’s budget from last year. Higher education’s portion of the cut consists of $34.7 million to help account for last year’s lack of estimated income.