Four Louisiana universities are in poor financial health and have been placed on a “fiscal watch” by the state Board of Regents. All public universities in Louisiana were graded on a 0-5 scale. Faring the worst were Southern University at New Orleans, Louisiana State University Health Sciences-Shreveport, Grambling State University and Southern University at Shreveport.
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