The Maroon

Loyola Under Review

Jessica Molina

August 28, 2015

Filed under Finance, News

After the Presidential Advisory Group released a preliminary review of more than 200 academic and non-academic programs on Aug. 11, many programs were left questioning their future financial stability. The review was divided...

Presidential Advisory Group continues to weigh the options

May 26, 2015

Filed under Administration, Finance

The Presidential Advisory Group working to develop a long­term financial equilibrium plan is continuing its efforts to examine the top areas that are pertinent to Loyola University's financial health. These areas include purchasing,...

Financial Equilibrium Plan reviews university programs

May 14, 2015

Filed under Finance, News

An update by university president Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J. dictates that the next phase for developing a financial equilibrium plan for Loyola University New Orleans has taken place, and The Presidential Advisory Group to Develop...

Financial Equilibrium Plan approves recommendations

May 10, 2015

Filed under Finance, News

Loyola University’s Presidential Advisory Group to Develop a Long-Term Financial Equilibrium Plan recently announced that it approved recommendations made by the Purchasing Task Force in regard to University Finances. Recommendations...

Green Fee could be added to student fees


May 1, 2013

Filed under Finance, News

The Loyola Association of Students for Sustainability seeks to add Green Fees. During the spring 2013 semester, LASS became an officially chartered organization under the umbrella of Student Government Association, and their...

University endowment is on the decline


May 1, 2013

Filed under Finance, News

Loyola's endowment has been in a state of slow recovery since 2006, but recent trends indicate some signs of improvement. At the end of the 2012 fiscal year, Loyola's endowment was at $247,439,561. The figure is down from la...

Education can prove costly


April 4, 2013

Filed under City, Finance, News

When music education student Ray Freire A'12 graduated, finding a job was not his biggest concern. By the end of his senior year, he had approximately $33,000 in student loan debt. "My after-college plan is to become a music te...

Student debt stretches to record 1 in 5 households

Hope Yen

October 4, 2012

Filed under Finance, News

WASHINGTON (AP) - With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of US households - nearly 1 in 5 - with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor. The analysis by the Pew Research Center fo...

Loyola student default rates are low

Mary Jameson

October 4, 2012

Filed under Finance, News

Compared to other private institutions, the number of students who default on their student loans at Loyola University is low. In 2008, the national average of students at a private institution who defaulted on their loans was 4...

UPB runs budget cut drill

Jessica DeBold

October 4, 2012

Filed under Finance, News

A University Programming Board budget exercise put new members and their money management skills to the test.  During the UPB meeting on Sept. 25, faculty advisor Courtney Williams announced a faux-budget cut hyped at $10,00...

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