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Fitts reassures international students of future at Tulane

Fitts reassures international students of future at Tulane

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

July 9, 2020

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Tulane to hold virtual ceremony May 16, in-person commencement postponed indefinitely


Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 2, 2020

Tulane President Mike Fitts sent out an email to seniors this morning alerting them of changes to this year's commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual ceremony will take place on the previously schedule commencement date, May 16, called "TUgether – Connecting the Class of 2020" ...

Tulane removes ‘Victory Bell’ from McAlister, cites symbol’s connection to slavery


Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

As students made their morning commutes to class on Thursday, something distinct was missing from the familiar route: the McAlister Victory Bell. The bell was removed today after a discovery from a Tulane staff member was shared with President Fitts that the iconic campus symbol was originally a plantation...

Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Campus flooded 7/10/19

Amy Nankin, News Editor

July 12, 2019

Southwestern Louisiana and other regions along the gulf coast are under a severe weather warning with the threat of Tropical Storm Barry hitting the area on Friday and continuing through the weekend. The storm has a possibility of transitioning into a Category One hurricane Saturday, but is predicted to f...

President Fitts gives State of the University address

Tulane Spirit Award

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 14, 2018

President Michael Fitts gave his annual State of the University address at 3 p.m. today in McAlister Auditorium. Fitts honored several staff members with Tulane Spirit Awards and thanked all faculty and staff for their hard work and passion serving the community. While acknowledging challe...

Shifting the Paradigm educates on sexual assault, lacks discussion

President Michael Fitts addresses the crowd at the start of Shifting the Paradigm, held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Kendall Cram Lecture Hall.

Adrienne Underwood and Story Sullivan

September 21, 2017

"Sexual violence impacts all of us. And we can do something about it," the flyer for the third annual Shifting the Paradigm event reads. Hosted by Title IX at Tulane and Tulane Campus Health, the event aimed to combat rape culture on campus by educating students about issues surrounding sexual assaul...

Fitts, Hertz pen “Special Message” on alcohol, substance abuse

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017

In an email sent on Monday to all administrators, faculty, staff and students, Tulane President Michael Fitts and Doug Hertz, chair of the Tulane Board of Trustees, jointly issued "A Special Message on Alcohol and Drug Abuse." Acknowledging Tulane's "almost unique reputation as an academically prestigious...