Paulo Goes is the new dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business. His vision for Freeman is to develop interdisciplinary programs, continue the school’s experiential learning and expand research. Goes previously served as dean of the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. Goes replaces Ira Solomon, who stepped down after a decade as dean. https://tulane.it/new-business-dean
The National Academies’ Gulf Research Program has selected Tulane to join the newly launched Gulf Scholars Program. The program aims to cultivate future leaders who will serve the region as scientists, engineers, educators, community leaders, policymakers, designers and innovators in local communities. https://tulane.it/gulf-scholars-program
John Sabo, a leading scholar on water resources and river ecology, stepped into his role as the director of the ByWater Institute in the fall. He also is a professor in the Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering. Previously at Arizona State University, Sabo served as a professor and founding director of Future H20, a nationally renowned initiative to create solutions for water abundance that can scale to the world stage. Sabo studies the importance of water in determining the viability and resilience of animal and plant populations in river ecosystems.https://tulane.it/bywater-director
U.S. News’ Best Colleges 2022 edition ranked Tulane No. 42 among the nation’s top National Universities list, No. 29 among National Private Universities and No. 34 among the list of Most Innovative Schools. The publication also ranked Tulane No. 4 among the Best Schools for Service Learning, and Tulane’s Undergraduate Business Program ranked 41st in the nation. Additionally, the Princeton Review Best 387 Colleges: 2022 Edition placed Tulane in the top universities that are Most Loved, Best Run, and have the Best College City, Best Quality of Life and the Happiest Students.https://tulane.it/rankings-2021
Declaring the Class of ’21 the “most tested” in Tulane history (literally and figuratively, with Tulane students taking half a million COVID-19 tests this academic year to allow for in-person learning), President Michael A. Fitts conferred 3,014 academic degrees during a virtual Unified Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 22.