ExxonMobil Foundation and Tulane’s Cowen Institute Launch  College Preparatory Program in Four Local High Schools

October 1, 2008

Mike Strecker
Phone: (504) 865-5210


President Scott Cowen, Tulane University

Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation

Paul Vallas, Superintendent, Recovery School District

Participating high school principals and distinguished faculty and guests



The announcement of the largest gift of its kind from the ExxonMobil Foundation to support the launch of a comprehensive college preparatory program in four local public high schools over the next five years.


WHEN:         Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.


WHERE:        John McDonogh High School library

          2426 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans

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Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000