Today, the University announced my appointment to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Charles Johnson. The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council advises the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to student and recent graduate recruitment; international students; academic research and faculty exchanges; campus resilience and preparedness; homeland security academic […]
Today was a special day at the University of New Orleans. Nine hundred sixty-five students from 44 states and territories and 49 countries received diplomas during spring commencement at Lakefront Arena. The University of New Orleans Concert Band welcomed them with their music. The Most Reverend Kurtis D. Schultz, president of the Southern District- Lutheran […]
Earlier this month, I attended the Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities, a yearly event. Speakers and panelists at last week’s 75th Annual Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities, held in Baton Rouge, discussed the past, present and future role of higher education in advancing Louisiana’s social and economic well-being. Leaders from all of the […]
Today the University of New Orleans took another step toward increasing access to a college education for students in the Greater New Orleans area. An articulation agreement between the University of New Orleans and Nunez Community College will allow Nunez students to transfer into programs in the College of Business Administration at UNO. Nunez Chancellor […]
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Peter Fos '72 is the first president of the University of New Orleans and a proud UNO alumnus. Notes from the Lakeshore is his first blog.