LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander has released a video message to reassure the university’s supporters, following the release of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget recommendation that threatens to cut higher education funding by more than $500 million if state lawmakers don’t approve a plan that would reduce some tax credits.

“We will weather this storm together,” he says in the nearly 2-minute message, filmed in his campus office.

In the video, Alexander assures LSU fans that he’s working with state leaders to bring the proposed cuts down to zero and that the system is embracing creative solutions to lessen the impact of potential cuts.

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