Loyola University Chicago

Office of the President

Academic Year 2016-2017

  • COMMUNITY MESSAGE

    Loyola Receives $6 Million Gift

    John and Kathy Schreiber generously gift $6 million for Arrupe students and graduates.
  • COMMUNITY MESSAGE

    Wayne Magdziarz Appointed Chief Financial Officer/Chief Business Officer

    Wayne Magdziarz has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer/chief business officer (CFO/CBO), effective immediately.
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    Father Garanzini’s Next Step

    Bob Parkinson, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, wrote the community about Father Garanzini stepping down as chancellor of Loyola.
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    Reflecting on the Academic Year

    Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, looks back on the academic year, discusses the importance of innovation at Loyola, and congratulates the more than 4,000 students who will graduate this May.
  • MESSAGE TO FACULTY AND STAFF

    Gender-Based Violence Climate Survey

    Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, invites faculty and staff to take part in the University’s confidential Gender-Based Violence Climate Survey. The survey invitation and link will be sent in the coming days.
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    An Easter Message from Dr. Rooney

    Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, wishes the Loyola community a Happy Easter and Happy Passover.
  • MESSAGE TO FACULTY

    Invitation to Faculty Receptions Hosted by the President and Provosts

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD; John P. Pelissero, PhD; and Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, invite faculty to join them at a reception this spring.
  • Message to Students

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, invites all students to take part in the University’s confidential Gender-Based Violence Climate Survey this semester. The survey invitation and link will be sent next week.
  • Announcement

    The Graduate School and Research Services Leadership Announcement

    Thomas Regan, S.J., PhD, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and academic dean of St. Joseph College Seminary, will assume the additional duties of dean of The Graduate School, effective May 15, 2017. Terri Pigott, PhD, dean of the School of Education, has been appointed associate provost for research for the lakeside campuses.
  • Announcement

    Robert A. Munson Steps Down as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Robert A. Munson, Loyola’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, has submitted his resignation, effective April 28. A national search to hire a new chief financial officer will be initiated immediately.
  • Announcement

    Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, Appointed Dean of the Stritch School of Medicine

    Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, has been named dean of the Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein, who comes to Loyola from Brandeis University, will start here in May.
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    Goutham M. Menon, PhD, Appointed Dean of the School of Social Work

    Goutham M. Menon, PhD, has been named the dean of the School of Social Work, effective July 1, 2017. He comes to Loyola from the University of Nevada-Reno, where he serves as director of the School of Social Work.
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    Michael J. Kaufman, JD, Appointed Dean of the School of Law

    Michael J. Kaufman, JD, a member of the Loyola law faculty since 1986, has been appointed as the dean of the School of Law. His appointment is effective today, March 13, 2017.
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    Damon W. Cates, EdD, Appointed Senior Vice President for Advancement

    Damon Cates, EdD, was named the new senior vice president for advancement at Loyola University Chicago on Thursday. Cates, who comes to Loyola from The University of Chicago, will start work on May 1.
  • COMMUNITY MESSAGE

    Guidelines and Contacts for Our Community

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, shares information on Loyola’s commitment to undocumented students, including University guidelines regarding subpoenas, warrants, or other requests for information.
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    Financial Planning Working Groups

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, provides an update on the Loyola’s finances, including the creation of five University-wide working groups to advise the Budget Review Team.
  • Message to Dreamer Committee

    Response to Dreamer Committee’s annual report

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD; John P. Pelissero, PhD; and Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, respond to the Dreamer Committee’s annual report.
  • MESSAGE TO FACULTY AND STAFF

    Michael F. Andrews, PhD, Appointed Director of the John Felice Rome Center

    In a letter to faculty and staff, Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, and John P. Pelissero, PhD, announce the appointment of Michael F. Andrews, PhD, as the next director of the John Felice Rome Center.
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    Just Employment Task Force Update

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, shares an update on the Just Employment Task Force as the membership of the group has been identified and work has commenced.
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    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, reinforces that the Loyola community is made stronger because of its diversity.
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  • MESSAGE TO STUDENTS

    Tuition Information for Academic Year 2017-18

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, shares information regarding tuition and fees for the 2017–2018 academic year and provides an update on the University's financial health.
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    2017 Spring Semester Update

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, provides updates regarding important initiatives being advanced this semester.
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  • MESSAGE TO FACULTY AND STAFF

    Harassment Prevention Training

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, announces the launch of online, interactive Harassment Prevention Training required for full-time faculty and full-time and part-time staff members.
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  • Community Message

    Addressing an Off-Campus Gender-Based Violent Crime

    Title IX Coordinator and Senior Vice President for Administrative Services Thomas M. Kelly reiterates the University's no-tolerance stance on violence and resources available to faculty, staff, and students.
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    A Christmas Message from Dr. Rooney

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, wishes the Loyola community a blessed holiday season and a hope-filled New Year.
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  • MESSAGE TO FACULTY AND STAFF

    Christmas Holiday and Invitation to the University Christmas Reception

    Loyola faculty and staff are invited to enjoy food and drink with colleagues under the Damen Student Center Christmas tree at the annual Christmas Reception and informed about the University's plan to close the entire week following Christmas (December 26-30).
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  • Community Message

    Statements of Support

    In a letter to the campus community, Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, shared that she has joined with presidents of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in signing a statement in support of undocumented students and all students, faculty, and staff, regardless of their faith traditions.
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    Happy Thanksgiving

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, shared her Thanksgiving message with Loyola students, faculty, and staff.
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    Coming Together as a University Community

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, asks the Loyola community to model civil discourse and respectful dialogue, and to recommit to Cura Personalis.
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    Celebrate Ignatian Heritage Month

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, invited the Loyola community to celebrate Ignatian Heritage Month in November and announced the 2016 Martyrs Award recipient.
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    New Superior General Elected

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, shared the news with the Loyola community that the 36th General Congregation has elected a new Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, S.J.
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    Organizational Announcement

    On September 22, Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, announced leadership and organizational changes to the Loyola community.
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    Welcome New Students

    Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, welcomes the largest incoming class in University history and invites the Loyola community to participate in this year's Welcome Week events.
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