Louisiana’s Mostly Black Universities get $19 Million Financial Boost
Description: Some encouraging news today for Louisiana's predominantly black universities, at a time of major state budget cuts. The U.S. Dept. of Education has given the schools a total of $19.3 million to help strengthen their academic departments and financial systems. The money can also be used for building repairs and help with fundraisers.
Money Donated to Each University
Southern University, Baton Rouge - $5.3 million
Southern University, New Orleans - $2.6 million
Southern University, Shreveport - $2.8 million
Grambling - $3.4 million
Xavier - $3.2 million
Dillard - $2 million
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