Since 1988 The Office of Multicultural Affairs has been committed to diversity at Tulane University. Founded by Carolyn Barber-Pierre, the office was initially referred to as Minority Affairs. Her leadership and strategic vision led the movement toward inclusive excellence on campus. Today she serves as the Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs for Multicultural Life and Director for what is affectionately referred to by students as THE O. With a small staff of committed student affairs professionals, The Office has grown to include the Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity and Religious Life at Tulane.
During the 2018-2019 academic year we commemorated the founding of the Office of Multicultural Affairs with a variety of programs and special events highlighting the value and need to embrace intercultural competency, diversity, equity and inclusion in our campus community. Below are highlights and opportunities to continue celebrating and supporting OMA.