Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSU-A) primarily serves the area of metropolitan Alexandria, including Rapides and its contiguous parishes. As an open admissions community college, LSU-A serves the educational needs of this population primarily through a select number of associate degree programs in nursing, criminal justice, clinical laboratory sciences, and computer information technology and by offering courses and associate of arts and science degrees for students who wish to transfer to a senior college. LSU-A serves as a multipurpose resident center of Louisiana State University and A&M College and operates a university center with Northwestern State University at England Air Park.
Peer Institutions: Northeast Alabama State Community College, Lake City Community College, Darton College, Somerset Community College, Hagerstown Junior College, Craven Community College, Connors State College, Roane State Community College, Cisco Junior College and Blue Ridge Community College.
This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.
In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $143,103 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1998-1999 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 1998-1999 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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