• A Very Special Birthday

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    A Very Special Birthday

    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 […]

  • Hundreds turn out to celebrate Freeman Centennial

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    Hundreds turn out to celebrate Freeman Centennial

    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 […]

  • MBA Class of ’99 Picture Book

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    MBA Class of ’99 Picture Book

    In honor of this Friday’s Graduate Alumni Reunion, here’s the class celebrating its 15th anniversary, the MBA Class of ’99.

  • MBA Class of ’94 Picture Book

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    MBA Class of ’94 Picture Book

    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.  

  • The fall 1977 MBA Picture Book

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    The fall 1977 MBA Picture Book

    As we get closer to next month’s big Centennial Celebration, we thought it would be fun to dig into our archives and look back at some of our past classes. To kick things off, here’s the oldest Picture Book we have in our files, listing MBA students from the fall […]

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Centennial Blog, Events

A Very Special Birthday

A Very Special Birthday

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 […]

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Ira Solomon

Ira Solomon

Ira Solomon wasn’t looking for a new job when Tulane’s search firm contacted him about the possibility of his becoming dean of the business school. In fact, he turned them down twice before finally agreeing to interview for the job after they reached out to him a third time. As […]

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Beau Parent

Beau Parent

Editor’s Note: Longtime accounting instructor Beau Parent passed away unexpectedly in July 2014. The following profile honoring Prof. Parent was written in spring 2014. “Make sense ? Make sense ?” If you’re a graduate of the Freeman School, there’s a very good chance that phrase is permanently etched in your […]

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Lynn Hannan

Lynn Hannan

In 1991, Lynn Hannan transferred from the tax department of Westinghouse Electric Corp. to its booming financial services subsidiary only to discover that the boom was rapidly deteriorating into a gigantic financial bust. “I like to call it a mini-Enron,” laughs Hannan, professor of accounting at the Freeman School. “Price […]

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Mike Hogg

Mike Hogg

A lot of professors sacrifice time for their students. Mike Hogg sacrifices ties. Hogg, a professor of practice in business and legal studies, is legendary among his students for coming up with new and memorable ways to teach the principles of business law. For a class on product liability, for […]

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Michael Burke

Michael Burke

In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Michael Burke was invited by the National Institute for Environmental Health and Safety to speak at a conference for organizations involved in the cleanup effort. Burke, the Lawrence Martin Chair in Business and professor of management, was asked to speak because […]

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Paul Spindt

Paul Spindt

When Dean Ira Solomon asked Paul Spindt to become his senior associate dean in 2011, it was an offer Spindt couldn’t refuse. “The school was coming off a tough time, a period of low faculty growth following Katrina, so I saw it as a chance for me to work alongside […]

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Angelo DeNisi

Angelo DeNisi

Angelo DeNisi was just eight weeks into his tenure as dean of the Freeman School when he was confronted with the greatest natural disaster in U.S. history. In August 2005 Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, forcing Tulane University to shutter its doors for the entire fall semester, the university’s first […]

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Sheri Tice

Sheri Tice

When Paul Spindt asked Sheri Tice to take over the Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund in 2001, she had a few stipulations. The program had been started in 1999 by accounting professor, Prem Jain, as part of an investments course he taught, but through a combination of bad timing and […]

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Bill Goldring

Bill Goldring

William A. “Bill” Goldring (BBA ’64) was just a few weeks into his college career when he told his father he was seriously thinking of dropping out. University life wasn’t living up to his expectations, he said, and he was eager to get on with his life. “My father asked […]

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