Scott S. Cowen
Overseer since 2010
Scott S. Cowen, 65, has been President of Tulane University since 1998. He has been a director of American Greetings since 1998, of Forest City Enterprises since 1989, and of Newell Rubbermaid since 1999. He is also a member of the boards of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Association of American Universities, Greater New Orleans, Inc., and Conference USA. Dr. Cowen is chair of the Southeast Regional Airport Authority, a Commissioner of the New Orleans Belt Railroad and a member of President Obama’s White House Council for Community Solutions. Dr. Cowen holds a B.S. from the University of Connecticut, and an M.B.A. in finance and D.B.A. in management from The George Washington University.