Topic: leadership

President Michael Fitts leads commencement

‘‘Come Together.’’

The secret of President Michael Fitts’ seven strong years at Tulane as he leads in an unprecedented era.

Medical students gather at a Black Lives Matter protest

Racial Reckoning

Tulane renews and expands its commitment to making the university a more inclusive and supportive home for all. The time to act is now.

15 Black medical school students in white coatspose in front of Whitney Plantaion

‘Resilience Is in Our DNA’

A photo of African American students from Tulane School of Medicine made national news in December after it went “viral” on social media.

thumbnail of Erica Washington in front of Bea Fields House

Why I Volunteer for Tulane

Tulane’s synonymity with New Orleans is what drew me to the university.

Liz Davey, director of the Office of Sustainability stands with trees near Dinwiddie Hall

Green Impact

Liz Davey, director of the Office of Sustainability, has worked closely with students and administrators for 20 years on recycling efforts, energy efficiency and sustainable construction to get to this point, but there’s still more to do.

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Center of the Action

The Newcomb Institute evolves in the 21st century, taking a prominent place in The Commons and carrying on Josephine Louise Newcomb’s vision for women’s education.

Warren Lichtenstein

Donor encourages giving with $1 million gift

Warren G. Lichtenstein, founder and executive chairman of the global holdings company Steel Partners Holdings, has given a $1 million gift to spur first-time donors to support Only the Audacious, the campaign for an ever bolder Tulane.

Leading The Way

Leading the Way

The Board of Tulane announced a new contractual agreement with President Mike Fitts that will run through the academic year ending June 30, 2023.

UNIVERSITY LEADERS Tania Tetlow, left, (NC ’92), is the first woman and the first layperson to lead Loyola University New Orleans. Pamela S. Whitten, right, (B ’85), took over at Kennesaw State University, the third-largest university in Georgia, in July.

Impression: Tania Tetlow / Pamela S. Whitten

Two Tulane University alumnae have assumed leadership positions at universities this fall.

National Press Building

Discourse With Media

Tulane University President Mike Fitts joined national higher education reporters and leaders from other top universities for a wide-ranging conversation on critical issues facing universities during a special Presidents’ Dinner at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., in September.