NATCHITOCHES – The Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities will meet on the campus of Northwestern State University Thursday, April 6. Dr. Jim Henderson, CLCU president and president of the University of Louisiana System, will make opening remarks. Other speakers will include Dr. Joseph C. Rallo, commissioner of higher education, and Kimberly Robinson, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue and co-chair of the taskforce on structural changes in budget and tax policy.
The day-long event will also include panels to address state and federal legislative issues, faculty and academic affairs and emerging trends in higher education.
CLCU was established with the purpose of improving postsecondary education in Louisiana. It serves as a communications medium for all institutions of higher education in the state and other constituents. The CLCU is comprised of representatives from Louisiana’s accredited two-year and four-year colleges and universities, as well as members of the Louisiana Board of Regents and the management boards for each system.