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Letter from SACSCOC President Wheelan

Dr.Belle Wheelan, President of SACSCOC (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) sent this letter to key state and higher education officials recently. Here is a PDF scan of the letter.

Here also is a computer-read text copy if you do not prefer PDF...

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BRCC SGA's Resolution in Support of LOUIS

The Baton Rouge Community College Student Government Association has issued a resolution in support of LOUIS. Here is the PDF file.

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LSUS Student News Reports!

The April 8th, 2011 edition of LSU Shreveport Student News includes a story on LOUIS:

LSUS has done other pro-LOUIS actions as well.

LOUIS Denied Grant

Donald Smith, Dean of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Library and Chair of the LALINC Executive Committee made this statement via email today:

We received word yesterday that the Board’s grant consultants determined that the “Save LOUIS” grant application was ineligible. Unless the legislature can be persuaded to fully fund LOUIS, all we will get by way of the Board’s request is $500,000. Each institution will have to come up with the rest. Our [ULM's] share will could be in excess of $175,000 rather than the $65,000 we had paid prior to our funding loss. Please solicit everyone you know, particularly at the University, to contact our legislators for support.

This means that there is no grant money coming to save LOUIS, and institutions will need to pay much more for access to resources. We need your help!

GSU's Resolution in Support of LOUIS

The Grambling State University Faculty Senate has issued a resolution in support of LOUIS. Here is a signed PDF copy.

LSUS SGA's Resolution in Support of LOUIS

The Louisiana State University in Shreveport Student Government Association has issued a resolution in support of LOUIS. Here is the text, and the PDF file.

Principal Author: Steven Natiello
Bill No: S1104
Delegation: Ali Lieberman

Title of Bill: Save LOUIS, a valuable tool for academic research.

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