Tulane President Cowen to retire in 2014 - FOX 8, WVUE, fox8live.com, weather, app, news, saints

Tulane President Cowen to retire in 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University President Scott S. Cowen has announced his plan to retire next year. In a statement posted on the university's website, Cowen said Friday that he will step down on July 1, 2014.

Cowen said he had told the Tulane board in 1998 that he would serve for 10 years as president.

He said Hurricane Katrina in 2005 changed that, as he joined the effort to help Tulane and the city of New Orleans recover from the effects of the storm.

Cowen said it is time for new presidential leadership to guide the university as it implements a new strategic plan and fundraising campaign.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Trump fires off explosive threat to Iran's leader

    Trump fires off explosive threat to Iran's leader

    Monday, July 23 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-23 04:35:01 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-07-23 09:15:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump is warning Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)President Donald Trump is warning Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)

    Trump has a history of firing off heated tweets that seem to quickly escalate long-standing disputes with leaders of nations at odds with the U.S.

    more>>

    Trump has a history of firing off heated tweets that seem to quickly escalate long-standing disputes with leaders of nations at odds with the U.S.

    more>>
  • SC dentist who gave millions cavities with 'In My Feelings' challenge shares thanks in latest post

    SC dentist who gave millions cavities with 'In My Feelings' challenge shares thanks in latest post

    Monday, July 23 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-07-23 04:53:09 GMT
    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)
    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)

    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

    more>>

    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

    more>>
Powered by Frankly