U.S. News and World Report’s “Least Debt” List

Today I learned that for the fourth straight year, the University of New Orleans ranks among the universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt loads, according to U.S. News & World Report. Those who compiled the list considered the debt load of the class of 2013, including loans taken out by students from their colleges, […]

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A Generous Gift – Latter & Blum

 Every now and then, the heavens smile upon us and bring us a gift so generous we are humbled.  Thank you to New Orleans-based realty company Latter & Blum, Inc. for its generous $100,000 donation, presented to me today by Robert Merrick. Half of the gift will be used to support the University’s newly created […]

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Protecting Louisiana’s Coast – New Graduate Certificate Programs in Coastal Engineering and Coastal Sciences

Resiliency and strength have long been hallmarks of the University of New Orleans — and today we played on those strengths to pioneer new programs designed to help save our endangered Louisiana Coast. One of the biggest challenges facing Louisiana – and specifically the New Orleans region – is restoring the Louisiana coastline. Here at […]

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The Privateer Promise

New students at the University of New Orleans have a new credo: The Privateer Promise. Student success counselors in the Office of Enrollment Management have developed the Privateer Promise to communicate University expectations to new students – and to help create a true culture of responsibility, success, wellness and involved citzenry here on campus. The […]

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