Board of Regents

Name Board of Regents
Contact Person Ms. Marlene Freeman - Assistant Commissioner of Fiscal Affairs
Mailing Address Post Office Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone Number 225-342-4253
Fax Number 225-342-9318
Board Email marlene.freeman@la.gov
Website www.regents.state.la.us
Legal Authority Article VIII Section 5 of the1974 LA Constitution
Year Created 1975
Organizational Placement Under Title 36 ofLouisiana Revised Statutes
Purpose/Function The board is responsible for planning,coordinating, and budgeting for all public higher education in the state; administering the Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund as required by Act 1020 of 1986; and formulating a master plan for higher education, including as a minimum within the master plan, a formula for the equitable distribution of funds.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 16
Number Currently Serving: 16
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 11
Estimated number in current year: 12
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $50      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $1200
  Current year budgeted: $15000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $22433
  Current year budgeted: $38000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 6
Unclassified: 47
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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