Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: Louisiana State University at Shreveport (LSUS), the comprehensive urban university serving the Shreveport/Bossier metropolitan area, is committed to the freedom of inquiry and to the pursuit of excellence for out students, faculty, and staff. LSUS provides a stimulating learning environment for the students and faculty to participate in the discovery, understanding, and dissemination of knowledge. LSUS serves the Shreveport/Bossier metropolitan area with programs that aid the economic, social, and cultural development through excellence in teaching, research, and public service.
Peer Institutions: Auburn University at Montgomery, The University of West Florida, Georgia College, Bowie State University, Delta State University, Western Carolina University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Citadel Military College of South Carolina, Midwestern State University, and Christopher Newport University.
This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.
In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $725,581 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt service payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.
This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:
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