Presenting the Preliminary Plan for WISE Funding at UNO

Today, I met in Baton Rouge with members of the University of Louisiana System Board to present the WISE Fund preliminary plan for the University of New Orleans. They approved the preliminary plan and the plan will go to the Louisiana Board of Regents for final approval in November. Any WISE funds coming our way […]

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Meeting with the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council

Today, I will attend my first meeting with the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, a federal advisory committee comprised of national academic leaders. The HSAAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and senior leadership at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on matters related to homeland security and the academic community. Joining me on […]

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Signing Agreement with University of Malta to Establish Dual Degree Program in Counseling

Last week I visited the country of Malta to sign an agreement that will create a first-of-its-kind international dual degree program in transcultural counseling. On Sept. 26, University of Malta Rector Juanito Camilleri and I participated in a signing ceremony on the campus of the University of Malta. The memorandum of understanding we signed states […]

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UNO and Delgado Sign Agreement in American Sign Language Studies

This morning, the University of New Orleans and Delgado Community College forged a 2+2 articulation agreement that will allow Delgado graduates who have completed an Associate of Arts degree in American Sign Language Studies to easily transfer their credits to UNO in order to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Delgado Chancellor Joan Y. […]

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