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.https://tulane.it/president-cabinet
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. https://tulane.it/heed-award
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.https://tulane.it/dean-of-admission
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.https://tulane.it/innovation-institute
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.