- Associated Press - Friday, March 27, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The University of New Orleans has announced that the president of New Orleans’ NFL and NBA franchises will address UNO grads at commencement ceremonies on May 15.

Dennis Lauscha has held his current position with the Saints and the Pelicans since 2012. He has been with the Saints for 17 years.

In announcing Lauscha as commencement speaker, UNO president Peter Fos praised the New Orleans native for what he called and exemplary career with the pro sports teams, and for his dedication to community involvement.

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