To become a truly great university – defined by breakthrough discovery, world-class scholarship and transformative personal growth and enrichment – Tulane must be an equitable, diverse and inclusive community that welcomes and supports a diverse array of students, faculty and staff. We must foster an environment where each member of our academic family, particularly our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and other underrepresented members, are not only supported but are able to thrive. Over the past several years, we have made great progress together, but we know we must do more. Tulane is committed to the advancement of all members of our community.
The university has a variety of initiatives, resources and support mechanisms – you can explore many of them here.
These established areas within the university proactively engage and support our students academically, socially and culturally.
A Plan for Now provides structure and direction for initiatives that will have an immediate and positive impact toward becoming a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Tulane.
These resources are in place to support our community and provide avenues for reporting.
All of our initiatives have the single, urgent goal of building and sustaining an anti-racist environment and a community where all are welcomed, supported and valued – these efforts are essential for creating a world-class institution that conducts the best research, offers the best education and has the greatest positive impact on the world.
Michael A. Fitts
President, Tulane University