Founders Day Luncheon

The annual Founders Day Luncheon commemorates the founding of the University of New Orleans. The luncheon is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.


Annual Luncheon - September 7, 2018

This year’s luncheon will be in the University Center Innsbruck Room. Our speaker will be Dr. Robert “Bobby” Dupont, Chair of UNO’s Department of History and Philosophy, and author of On Higher Ground: The University of New Orleans at 50 published in 2007 to commemorate UNO's 50th anniversary. UNO President John Nicklow will participate on the program. Please plan to attend as we celebrate UNO’s six decades of making New Orleans a better place and look toward the future. The luncheon is $25 for members and $30 for non-members, and it includes complimentary wine. If you have a group of 8, we can reserve a table for your party (need reservation by 8/31/18).  Please note that seating is limited, please reserve your space today.

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You may wish to include your $25 ($35 household) annual dues and contributions to the Homer L. Hitt Presidential Lecture Series Endowment.

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Annual Business Meeting

The luncheon will be preceded by a business meeting beginning promptly at 11:00a.m. in the University Center Atchafalaya Room 208.The agenda for the business meeting will include comments about operating under the new Bylaws approved last Spring and the election of officers for 2018-2019. The Founders Club needs your involvement as we work to strengthen and support The University of New Orleans, its academic enterprise, and its position in the greater NewOrleans community.