Louisiana State University needs to expand foreign recruitment

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A report from the Institute of International Education points out that a record number of foreign students are coming to America to attend college. They account for 3.9 percent of the student population.

This coincides with decreasing enrollment in private institutions in the wake of the Great Recession, presenting state schools like LSU the opportunity to swoop in and woo the foreign students who are willing to pay full price for their education.

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