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Tulane University’s campuses will remain closed and classes cancelled until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Evening classes WILL be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 as will online classes, unless you are notified otherwise by your instructor. Some special events will continue as planned and employees will be notified if they need to report to work. Visit for more information.

Leadership and Administration


Tulane’s leaders are dedicated to attracting and retaining the very best faculty, staff and students and to enhancing the university’s position as one of the world’s leading educational and research institutions.

Our mission statement defines Tulane’s purpose and serves as the guiding principle for all decisions made by our leadership.

The Board of Tulane is Tulane’s highest governing body. They provide guidance to the university’s executive leadership.

The University Senate is an internal governing body, which consists of elected faculty, staff and student representatives. 

Handbooks, codes of conduct and policies document standards and practices that ensure the Tulane community adheres to the highest principles of respect and integrity.

Tulane’s administrative departments provide essential services to keep the university running smoothly.