About Newcomb College Institute
The legacy of women-focused undergraduate education continues at Tulane University through the Newcomb College Institute. Under the leadership of Executive Director Sally Kenney, NCI consistently provides vibrant, intellectually rigorous programming on women’s issues for the university community, while funding faculty and student research grants. Newcomb College Alumnae are invited to participate in their Alumnae Association through a variety of events and volunteer opportunities.
Our mission is to
- Cultivate lifelong leadership among undergraduate women at Tulane University
- Empower women by integrating teaching, research, and community engagement at Tulane University
- Preserve, document, produce, and disseminate knowledge about women
- Honor the memory of H. Sophie Newcomb and carry forward the work of Newcomb College by providing a woman-centered experience in a co-ed institution