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Robert and Kikie Priddy
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Priddy Family Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Tulane Brain Institute

Tulane University’s Brain Institute received a $1 million pledge from the Priddy Family Foundation to endow and establish the Priddy Family Spark Research Endowed Fund.

Alan and Katy Stone
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New Donor Fund is Flexible, Easy

Alan and Katy Stone want to play a part in supporting the university’s future.

Dr. Hugh “Glenn” Barnett II and Karen Barnett
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Scholarship Supports Dreams of Med School

When he was accepted to Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Hugh “Glenn” Barnett II knew that the cost of tuition might prevent him from attending the prestigious school.

students on A.B. Freeman School of Business stairs
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Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

Tulane University again smashed its fundraising record, raising more than $150 million in the 2017–18 fiscal year, exceeding last year’s record-breaking year by nearly $25 million.

Students of the Stacy Mandel Palagye and Keith Palagye Program for Middle East Peace
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$1 Million To Fund Middle East Studies

A Tulane University program that teaches students about the Middle East peace process will continue for another four years thanks to a second $1 million grant from Stacy Mandel Palagye (NC ’83) and her husband, Keith Palagye.

Phyllis M. Taylor
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Board member Phyllis M. Taylor donates $5 million for Presidential Chair

The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has committed $5 million for the funding of a Presidential Chair. Foundation chairman and president Phyllis M. Taylor (L ’66) is a member of the Board of Tulane and a graduate of Tulane Law School.

From left, Pierrette Phillips congratulates Dr. Raoul Rodriguez, who was invested as the inaugural holder of the Pierrette and John G. Phillips Professorship in Orthopaedics at the School of Medicine on November 13.
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Rodriguez honored as inaugural Phillips Orthopaedics Professor

Dr. Raoul P. Rodriguez (M ’60), a foot and ankle specialist who has been with the Department of Orthopaedics since 1965, was invested as the inaugural holder of the Pierrette and John G. Phillips Professorship in Orthopaedics at the School of Medicine in November.

Men's basketball team
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Fogelmans establish program for men’s basketball players

Avron B. Fogelman (A&S ’62) and Wendy Mimeles Fogelman (NC ’63), previous contributors to men’s basketball, have given another $1 million to support the program.

Goldring-Woldenberg Complex
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Boudreauxs give $3.5 million for finance, writing programs

Tulane’s A. B. Freeman School of Business and the School of Liberal Arts are the beneficiaries of a new $3.5 million gift from Carole B. (NC ’65) and Kenneth J. Boudreaux (B ’67).

Gayle Benson, on behalf of the Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation, donated $500,000 to complete the chapel at the Fr. Val McInnes, OP, Center for Catholic Life on the Tulane campus.
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Benson Foundation Donates $500,000 to Chapel

A $500,000 gift from the Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation will fund completion of the chapel in the Fr. Val McInnes, OP, Center for Catholic Life. The chapel, located on Tulane University’s campus, will be named The Chapel of St. Martin de Porres, donated by Gayle and Tom Benson.