Topic: campus

small robot on campus delivering food

High-Tech Convenience With a Digital Smile

Kiwibots roll onto the uptown campus, delivering high-tech convenience with a digital smile.

Confetti streams and fans rejoice as Tulane wins the Cotton Bowl Classic , Jan. 2, 2023


The Green Wave football team and Tulane fans from across the nation and generations came together to celebrate a magical season capped off with an epic win at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic in Arlington, Texas.

portrait of Shawn Abbott, vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission


Shawn Abbott, Tulane’s new vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission, takes the helm as the university has become one of the most sought-after schools in America.



Michael Cunningham, associate provost for graduate studies and research, a Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellow and professor in the Department of Psychology, has joined the President’s Cabinet to ensure that the needs, opportunities and contributions of post­graduate students are represented at the highest level of university leadership.



Tulane is a recipient of the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, which recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The national award is given annually by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.


DEAN OF admission

Shawn Abbott is Tulane’s new vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission. He came to the university from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he was vice provost for admissions, financial aid and enrollment management. He has also held leadership roles at NYU, Stanford and Columbia.



Kimberly M. Gramm joins the new Innovation Institute as the inaugural David and Marion Mussafer Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer. Gramm comes from Texas Tech University with experience in commercializing research from university intellectual property.


Newcomb Art Museum

Maurita N. Poole is the new executive director of the Newcomb Art Museum. The former director and curator at Clark Atlanta University Art Museum, Poole’s curatorial projects have focused on African and African Diaspora art.


university communications and marketing

Ian Morrison is the new vice president for university communications and marketing, overseeing Tulanian magazine, media relations, marketing, web communications, graphic design, photography, videography, social media and the digital newsletter Tulane Today. Morrison left the position of associate chancellor of strategic communications at Vanderbilt University to join Tulane.