A committee studying the future of higher education in Louisiana voted narrowly Thursday to recommend a restructuring that would create a single governing board for four-year public colleges and universities, down from the current three, and another for two-year institutions, The Advocate of Baton Rouge reported. The Louisiana Postsecondary Education Review Commission, appointed by the state's Board of Regents and urged by Gov. Bobby Jindal and legislators to be provocative and far reaching, wraps up its work today with a final vote on its full report.
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