The Privateer Advocacy Network aims to inform, educate and empower University of New Orleans supporters to effectively advocate for greater New Orleans' only public research university.
For close to 60 years, the University of New Orleans has offered affordable and accessible high quality higher education in New Orleans, creating opportunity for tens of thousands of community members and increasing prosperity throughout the region. 
As the regio's only public research university, the University of New Orleans serves as a dynamic economic driver by educating the talented professionals who become tomorrow’s leaders, developing cutting-edge research, attracting business and government investment and strengthening greater New Orleans through active community engagement. Our alumni are leaders of industry, business, science, technology, arts and culture, politics, education and more.
You can help extend and strengthen UNO's legacy and ensure Greater New Orleans remains thriving and globally competitive long after the City celebrates its upcoming 300th anniversary.
By joining the Privateer Advocacy Network, you will receive information,
communications, and calls to action at critical times.


Why should you join?

  • To ensure New Orleans continues to have access to affordable high quality, higher education 
  • To keep academic programs strong for current and future Privateers
  • To develop the talent needed to drive a 21st century economy
  • To attract business and research investment 
  • To keep Greater New Orleans globally competitive
  • To attract and retain top quality faculty and researchers
  • To provide opportunity for future generations of New Orleanians
  • To have a voice!

What happens when I join?

  • Stay informed about legislation affecting UNO and Louisiana public higher education
  • Get access to tools to help you advocate for UNO
  • Make our Network stronger and our message more forceful
  • Receive Calls to Action when your email or call can have an impact
  • By simply clicking a link, tell your legislators that UNO and public higher education are important to you
  • Let us know if you have personal relationships with legislators to help us better communicate
  • Your voice matters!

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The Privateer Advocacy Network, was created through the partnership of the University of New Orleans International Alumni Association and the University of New Orleans Foundation, both 501(c)3 organizations dedicated to the support of the University. It is intended to provide you with the information and tools you'll need to support UNO in the face of severe budget cuts. Questions? Contact us at