The Tulane University History Project is a long-term effort to research and develop a detailed history of the University and its campuses, with respect to its racial history and founding, including the impacts from segregation and slavery.The Executive Director (ED) will lead a deep and rigorous historical study of Tulane University from its founding as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834 to present-day. The study will focus on the University’s racial history and its relationship with segregation, slavery, and issues of racial equity. In collaboration with other researchers, historians, archivists, subject-matter experts, and community members, the successful candidate will ultimately serve as editor of a chronological biography of the University’s racial history.
This position will meet regularly with the Tulane University History Project advisory committee, to be comprised of faculty, staff, alumni, and other community stakeholders. This appointment will report directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost with supervision by the advisory’s committee co-chairs, who also serve as co-chairs of the initiative.
Candidates with appropriate credentials and experience may be considered for a faculty appointment in an academic department.
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