The Maroon

Presidential search may bring big changes

Tia Teamer

April 9, 2018

Filed under Administration, News

For the first time in more than a century, a non-Jesuit may lead Loyola University New Orleans. The Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., announced his retirement earlier this year, sparking a nationwide search for his replacement. But,...

Project Magis makes progress on initiatives

Erin Snodgrass

March 16, 2018

Filed under Administration, News

Project Magis has been making headway with the initiatives to improve the Loyola community and university as a whole since being initiated in August. After years of financial hardship, enrollment problems and accumulated debt,...

Campus Climate Survey results to be released

Rose Wagner

February 26, 2018

Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

It is through feedback and activism that institutions change. That’s why last October Loyola issued the Campus Climate Assessment, according to Sybol Anderson, Loyola’s chief diversity officer. “Its purpose was to assess...

Mission and Ministry defers Institutional Examen by a year

Paulina Picciano

February 5, 2018

Filed under Administration, News

Loyola has started to evaluate how it lives up to its mission and identity as a Jesuit university, but the process for doing so has been delayed by a year. In an email sent out to the student body on Jan. 12, the Rev. Ted Dziak,...

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,...

Newman, Calzada: Campus climate survey needs 30 percent participation

Erin Snodgrass

October 30, 2017

Filed under Administration, News

Loyola's administration began discussing a Campus Climate Assessment about a year and a half ago, after students delivered a list of demands to the president’s office regarding diversity, gender and disability oppression, according...

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