On Oct. 21, the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University will officially celebrate its 100th birthday — and bring its yearlong centennial celebration to an end — with a party on campus for students. That date was chosen with good reason. It corresponds almost exactly to the […]
It was advertised as the “Party of the Century,” and for the more than 650 alumni, faculty and staff members, and guests who turned out, the Freeman School’s Centennial Celebration just might have lived up to that billing. After more than a year of planning, the long-awaited celebration took place […]
In honor of this Friday’s Graduate Alumni Reunion, here’s the class celebrating its 15th anniversary, the MBA Class of ’99.
In honor of this Friday’s Graduate Alumni Reunion at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park, where the class of 1994 will be celebrating its 20 year reunion, here’s the second-year MBA class from the 1993-94 Picture Book.
In a 1997 Freeman magazine profile, Frank B. Stewart Jr. (BBA ’57) summed up his personal philosophy in three words: Maximize the moment. “Time is the only asset in life that you can’t buy at any price from anyone,” Stewart said. “Your only responsibility, having been given the gift of […]
Meyer Feldberg served as dean of the business school for just five years — from 1981 to 1986 — but they were five very important years. First and foremost, the school got a new name. Feldberg raised $7 million from members of the Freeman family to rename Tulane’s School of […]
The first African American students were admitted to Tulane University in 1963, but when Larry Rivarde began the MBA program in 1974, Tulane’s Graduate School of Business Administration was still an overwhelmingly white institution. “I’ll be honest,” Rivarde says. “It was challenging. Coming from a predominantly African American university to […]
The A. B. Freeman School of Business was established in 1914, but it would take 40 years for an alumnus of the school to be appointed to the Board of Tulane, the body of administrators charged with overseeing the university. The first alumnus to join the board was insurance executive […]
Walter O. Spencer holds two distinctions in the history of the business school: He is the only dean with previous experience as a Fortune 500 CEO, and at just 15 months, his tenure is the briefest of any dean. Spencer was hired as dean of the Graduate School of Business […]