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LSU hoops coach Johnny Jones to receive raise, extension

theadvocate.com — LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones is set to receive a two-year contract extension to 2019 and a raise of $400,000. A request for the raise and extension will be made at the LSU Board of Supervisors' meeting Friday, according to a copy of the board's agenda.
Oct 22, 2014

PM RT: #LSU hoops coach Johnny Jones "appreciative" of contract extension, raise (with video) - bit.ly/1tfIVlj

Oct 22, 2014

Updated story: #LSU hoops coach Johnny Jones "appreciative" of contract extension, raise - bit.ly/1tfIVlj

Oct 22, 2014

#LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones is getting a raise and a two-year extension: theadvocate.com/sports/lsu/105…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AdvocateSports: #LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones set to receive a raise and a contract extension. theadvocate.com/sports/1059269…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DellengerAdv: Johnny Jones' 36% raise pushes his yearly salary to $1.5M. The $400,000 raise will come from #LSU athletic revenue - bit.ly/1tfIVlj

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Louisiana colleges ask Legislature for less money than they want

theadvocate.com — Louisiana's colleges and universities will ask for about $504 million from the state in next year's budget - well below what leaders say the higher education institutions should be getting from the state's coffers, but a slight increase from this year's funding.