"The job ahead, for all of us, is to live up
to that founding vision: to rebuild our
cities, open wide the doors of possibility,
and revive the American dream."
I chose my words carefully in 2013 when I announced my plans to retire as president of Tulane University.
I tried to make sure my colleagues and friends knew I was retiring from the presidency of Tulane, not from work or life! In addition to promoting my new book, The Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America, I will also continue my efforts to improve K-12 education in New Orleans and my work with Opportunity Youth.more
by Mary Sparacello | Tulane New Wave
It is a Tuesday morning, and Scott Cowen is engaging Tulane University undergraduates in a spirited discussion on a topic he knows well: leadership.
President Emeritus and Distinguished University Chair Cowen asks the students probing questions and peppers his lecture with anecdotes from his own experience as well as erudite references to articles and books.