The Maroon

Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

The+%5BAcademic+Resource+Center%5D+offers+academic+counseling+to+help+students+adapt+to+the+university+system+and+demands%2C+tutorial+services%2C+paper+review+services+and+disability+services.+
The [Academic Resource Center] offers academic counseling to help students adapt to the university system and demands, tutorial services, paper review services and disability services.

The [Academic Resource Center] offers academic counseling to help students adapt to the university system and demands, tutorial services, paper review services and disability services.

HILARY CORMIER/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

HILARY CORMIER/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

The [Academic Resource Center] offers academic counseling to help students adapt to the university system and demands, tutorial services, paper review services and disability services.

Starlight Williams

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Loyola University has confirmed that it will take the responsibility of covering the TOPS deficit this semester.

Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J.’s decision, which was announced through email on Feb. 15,  follows after the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance stated they would only be able to fund 80 percent of the TOPS scholarships.

While a special legislative session started on Feb 14. to discuss the remaining 20 percent of the scholarship that needs to be funded, the session is not expected to end until March 9.

Further announcements will be released after the session has ended.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the Writer
Starlight Williams, Editor-in-chief
Starlight is mass communication senior with a focus in journalism and a minor in legal studies. After serving as Assistant Life and Times Editor, Life and Times Editor, Works Editor, Worldview Editor, and Wolf Editor, Starlight is thrilled to lead The Maroon as Editor-in-chief. When not trying to meet a deadline, Starlight can be found singing...
2 Comments

2 Responses to “Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls”

  1. Former Wolfpack on February 15th, 2016 8:28 pm

    Loyola and other Lousiana universities are in no position to assume this unexpected and unmerited burden. Tell Bel Edwards, it’s time he reallocated state resources to cover the state’s educational promises. Nothing moves people into the middle class more than a BA!!

  2. Thu on February 16th, 2016 8:29 am

    So proud to call myself a Loyola Alumnus.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    SGA town hall brings attention to student issues

  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    Loyola offers new health options for students

  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    Loyola launches Handshake employment program

  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    School of Mass Communication to open producer lab

  • Academic

    Loyola receives Top 20 placements from the Princeton Review

  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    Barnes & Noble College selected as new manager of Loyola’s bookstore

  • Academic

    Ignacio Volunteers program will not be cut

  • Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls

    Academic

    New residence hall merges history with the future

  • Academic

    Pastorek plans to conserve Loyola’s future

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola
Loyola to cover TOPS funding shortfalls