Parade to honor retiring Tulane leader

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A portion of Freret Street in Uptown New Orleans will be closed to vehicular traffic Friday afternoon for a parade honoring retiring Tulane University president Scott Cowen.

Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports ( ) the parade is scheduled for 4-5:30 p.m.

Cowen has been Tulane’s president since 1998 and will step down on June 30.

His successor is Michael Fitts, now dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.


Information from: The Times-Picayune,

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