About the University of New Orleans Foundation

The University of New Orleans Foundation, a registered nonprofit corporation in Louisiana, was established in 1984 with the mission of serving the University of New Orleans by raising private sector funds for the advancement of the University. The University of New Orleans Foundation is classified as a public charity by the Internal Revenue Service.

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About the University of New Orleans

In 1958, Louisiana State University in New Orleans was conceived as a liberal arts college for commuting students, and by 1961, the University of New Orleans became a full four-year institution.

Today, the University of New Orleans, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is known to be the premier urban research university of the State of Louisiana. The University provides essential support for the educational, economic, cultural and social well-being of the culturally rich and diverse New Orleans metropolitan area and is committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for our students. The University holds many notable distinctions, such as one of America’s Best Value Colleges, Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-High Research Activity and the Princeton Review’s one of the Best 361 Colleges. UNO is dedicated to the future of our students, city and region. By investing in the University of New Orleans, you will help the University to enhance and build upon past accomplishments as we lead the way to the future.

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Our Mission

To provide the critical resources for the University of New Orleans to achieve its mission of providing educational excellence to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body and creating knowledge through research.

Our Purpose

The University of New Orleans Foundation supports the University of New Orleans and is focused on the key areas of financial and investment management, endowment management, gift receipt and acknowledgements, program support, and property management.

Our Core Values

We share the same Core Values as the University of New Orleans


We are a community that provides educational experiences with intellectual rigor, professional experiences with integrity, and cultural experiences with authenticity.


We are a community that prioritizes academic and co-curricular opportunities that encourage students’ holistic development as engaged learners, purposeful leaders, and responsible global citizens.


We are a community that consistently provides a welcoming environment to people of diverse backgrounds including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, nationality, age and generation, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, religious and spiritual beliefs, disability and ability, socioeconomic status, ideas and perspectives.


We are a community that engages in original research and creative activities that enhance the intellectual, cultural, artistic, and social development of our students, our community, and our world.

University of New Orleans Foundation
Board of Directors

Mr. Michael Achary
Executive Vice President & CFO
Hancock Whitney Holding Company

Mr. Timothy J. “Tim” Adams
President & CEO
Systems Applications and Technologies, Inc. (SA-TECH)

Ms. Julie Chalmers
Director of Sales and Marketing
Hotard, Inc.

Mr. William P. Chauvin
Retired Executive

Mr. Henry L. Coaxum, Jr.
Coaxum Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. Allan B. Colley
Dupuy Storage & Forwarding LLC

Dr. Kevin Conrad
Director of Community Affairs & Health Policy
Ochsner Health System

Mr. Darryl d’Aquin

Mr. Joseph “Joe” Dempsey
Chief Financial Officer
Crescent Crown Distributing, LLC

Mr. Jeffery M. Ehlinger, Jr.
Chief Banking Officer & Executive Vice President
Bank Plus

Mr. David Gallo
Gallo Mechanical, LLC

Ms. Angie M. Gates
President & CEO
Events DC

Mr. Alan M. Ganucheau
Executive Vice President/Treasurer
Hancock Whitney Bank

Mr. David M. Glaviano
Certified Public Accountant

Mr. Al Herrera
Best Bolt and Nut

Mr. Colin J. Hulin
Chief Information Officer
Peoples Health

Ms. Melonie Johnson
President and Chief Operating Officer
MGM National Harbor

Ms. Katharine Gonzalez Kay
Market Manager, Southeast Commercial Banking
Capital One, NA

Ms. Rebecca “Becky” Mackie
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
National World War II Museum

Ms. Carla Major
Assistant Vice Chancellor – HR
Delgado Community College

Mr. Michael Middleton
Senior Vice President, Director
Hancock Whitney Bank

Dr. Robert C. Penick, Ph.D.

Dr. Fred Rodriguez, Jr., MD, MASCP, FCAP
Emma Sadler Moss Professor of Pathology
LSU School of Medicine – Dept. of Pathology

Mr. Mark Romig
SVP/Chief Marketing Officer
New Orleans & Company

Mr. Brian Rotolo
Managing Partner
Ernst and Young,LLP New Orleans

Mr. John Michael Russell
Retired Executive

Dr. Robert A. Savoie, Ph.D.
Chief Science and Engineering Officer

Mr. Todd M. Tournillon, CPA

Mr. James Tucker
President & CEO
CommCare Corporation

Anthony Gregorio
University of New Orleans Foundation
504.280.6068 | tgregorio@unofoundation.org