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Marguerite Hernandez hired as founding director of academic advising

Erin Snodgrass

December 11, 2017


Filed under Administration, News

In an attempt to increase retention as part of Project Magis, Dr. Marguerite "Missy" Hernandez has accepted an offer to be Loyola's founding director of academic advising. According to an email from Interim Provost David Borofsky, Hernandez holds an E.d. D in higher education leadership from Nova...

New online alumni system allows for more connection

New online alumni system allows for more connection

Cody Downey

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Beginning in the new year, the Loyola Online Community will go live. This community will allow users to share and update personal information, find classmates and directly message alumni.The online community will be implemented in stages from January to March. The service will be available first to ...

Borofsky appointed chief operating officer

Borofsky appointed chief operating officer

Erin Snodgrass

December 7, 2017


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

David Borofsky, interim provost, has been promoted to chief operating officer, a position he will perform in addition to his provost duties, according to an email sent out by the Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J. on Thursday afternoon.The position is a new one, and the role will allow Borofsky to work dire...

Leaders ’emerging’ from Loyola

Madison Mcloughlin

December 7, 2017


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Students looking to boost their leadership skills need only look to the Office of Student Affairs.The Emerging Leaders Program allows students to improve and understand their leadership skills while building the confidence that allows students to become great leaders on and off campus. One of the m...

Two-year Phi Psi suspension upheld after appeal

Erin Snodgrass

December 7, 2017


Filed under News

Phi Kappa Psi fraternity’s two-year suspension has been upheld by the University Board of Appeals. The appeal took place on Tuesday, Dec. 5 after the fraternity was suspended for two years on Nov. 15 due to hazing charges. Diana Ward, chief student conduct officer and Title IX deputy, said Loyo...

Sneaux rescheduled to Dec. 14

Sneaux rescheduled to Dec. 14

Sidney Holmes

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This year's annual Sneaux event has been postponed until Dec. 14 due to inclement weather. The event was previously scheduled for today at 6 p.m. in the horseshoe in front of Marquette Hall. Sneaux is co-sponsored by the Department of Student Involvement and the Student Government Association. This...

Loyola receives its largest donation ever

Loyola receives its largest donation ever

Caleb Beck

December 4, 2017


Filed under Finance, News, Showcase

A lifelong member of Loyola’s community has left an immense donation to the university she loved so much.Today, Dec. 4, Loyola announced that following her death on March 19, 2017, Maedell Hoover Braud left a $10 million scholarship fund to directly benefit the financial aid of undergraduate and law s...

Borofsky will suggest no schedule changes

Borofsky will suggest no schedule changes

Erin Snodgrass

December 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

David Borofsky, interim provost, announced that he will suggest to the provost’s council not to implement the proposed schedule changes and J-term. He said he did not think there would be any trouble getting the suggestion passed by the provost’s council. Borofsky made the announcement at a town...

School of Mass Communication moving to College of Music and Fine Arts

School of Mass Communication moving to College of Music and Fine Arts

Erin Snodgrass

November 29, 2017


Filed under Academic, News

Beginning in the fall, the School of Mass Communication will have a new home. The school will move from the College of Arts and Sciences into the College of Music and Fine Arts. According to David Borofsky, interim provost, the change comes due to the creative nature of mass communication majors and...

Phi Kappa Psi fraternity suspended for two years

Erin Snodgrass

November 29, 2017


Filed under News

Loyola's chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity has been suspended for two years after a university investigation into alleged hazing. The fraternity is now appealing. The official suspension began on Nov. 15 and was announced at that day’s Panhellenic Council meeting. According to the meeting’s...

Wildes: “Impressive strides” in addressing 2015 list of demands

Wildes: “Impressive strides” in addressing 2015 list of demands

Lacinea Mcbride

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In 2015, Loyola's Black Student Union, L.O.V.E. chapter and Brothers for Progress presented university President Kevin Wildes with a list of demands. That list focused on four areas: strategic action plans, professional staff and faculty, student life and curriculum and enrollment and retention.The demands came as a response to a call to action from studen...

SGA introduces bill focused on diversity

SGA introduces bill focused on diversity

Cody Downey

November 10, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

Campus organizations will now have the opportunity to receive financial support when focusing on diversity-related events.Student Government Association senators Brianna Daniel-Harkins, history junior, and Rana Thabata, political science sophomore, have collaborated to create a diversity grant."The indirect hopes f...

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