Topic: university of new orleans
The Who Dat City’s media is all abuzz over the news that UNO’s enrollment is down by 800 students1. LSU, LA Lafayette and LA Tech were also affected by the state legislature’s wise decision to drop, as in cold turkey, remedial courses for freshman from the state’s “Institutions of higher learning”.….Continue
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"Having served my country from very early life, in all its highest trusts and most difficult emergencies, from the most important of which trusts 1 have lately retired, I cannot otherwise than feel with great sensibility, this proof of the high confidence of this very enlightened and respectable. Assembly.
I regret my appointment from another consideration: a fear, that I shall not be able to discharge the duties of the trust, with advantage to my country. Being placed, however, here, 1 [would] exert my best faculties, physical and mental, such as they are, at every hazard, to discharge its duties to the satisfaction of this Assembly, and of my country."
James Monroe accepting the Chair at VA Constitutional Convention, 1829