MEETING OF THE
LOUISIANA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
LOUISIANA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BUILDING (LASERS)
10:30 a.m.

(In the event a quorum of the members is not achieved, in accordance with the Bylaws of the Commission,
the Executive Committee of the Commission may meet to act upon items on this agenda.)


AGENDA

Roll Call

Introductions and Announcements

Minutes

Public Comment

Program Updates

New Business

1. Consider amending Section 703 of the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to add Law Studies as an equivalent of social studies in the TOPS Core Curriculum for students graduating from high school in 2014 and to add courses taught at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts as equivalents to designated courses listed in the TOPS Core Curriculum.

2. Consider awarding monetary performance adjustments in the amount four (4) percent to the agency’s classified and unclassified staff funded by dedicated federal FFELP operating and GEAR UP funding.

3. Consider and Act Upon the Attached Requests for Exception to the TOPS Regulatory Provisions that Require Students to Enroll Full-Time, to Remain Continuously Enrolled, and to Earn at Least 24 Credit Hours During the Academic Year.