The Campaign for Quinlan

Quinlan today: a new name, new building, new programs, new investments, and new centers and labs. Building on years of forward momentum, the Campaign for Quinlan is a $100 million initiative to transform Loyola’s school of business and educate more business leaders who believe in doing well and doing good. Learn more about the Quinlan vision.

$73M

Campaign progress In millions

Inside the Schreiber Center

  • 1Nancy and Alvin Gorman Family Great Stairs    Modeled after the Spanish Steps in Rome, the Gorman Great Stairs serve as a major crossroads for the Quinlan—and greater Loyola—community. Students can eat lunch, complete group work, catch up on reading, or practice their start-up pitch, all while plugged into power sources located under each step.

    2Business career services    The work of preparing our students for successful careers begins before the first day of classes and lasts throughout their careers. Immediately upon entering the Schreiber Center, all visitors pass Quinlan’s bustling Business Career Services. The office has connections to hundreds of area businesses, and offers comprehensive career development services and resources to students and alumni.

  • Gorman Great Stairs

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  • 1Social areas    Quinlan strives to expand productive networks within the school and in the business community. Located throughout the building, the Schreiber Center’s social areas create connections by encouraging chance encounters of students and faculty, providing informal gathering spaces, and inspiring with dramatic city views.

  • Social areas

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  • 1CME Group Foundation Financial Services and Business Analytics Lab    The 56-seat lab, equipped with Bloomberg Terminals and live financial market indicators, enables students to better compete in a marketplace that puts a high value on applied learning and hands-on experience. The lab's highly flexible design supports a variety of configurations for group collaborations, trainings, workshops, and presentations.

    Supply and value chain center    The Supply and Value Chain Center connects academic research with real-world practice. Serving as a shared forum for scholars and industry leaders, the center is the first of its kind in Chicago to establish best practices for end-to-end global supply chain management with a focus on sustainability.

  • CME Group Foundation Financial Services and Business Analytics Lab

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  • 1Classrooms and  2Breakout rooms    Classrooms and breakout rooms are where the hard work of education gets done. The center features 10 classrooms and many breakout rooms, which are denoted on each floor by their golden walls. Each classroom enjoys natural light through the building’s innovative system of atria.

    3Martino Dean’s Suite    The Martino Dean’s Suite functions as the Schreiber Center’s nerve center. Befitting the global reach of the Quinlan School of Business, the suite features the latest in videoconferencing technology.

    Note: Floors 4 and 6 share a similar floor plan. Floor 6 is pictured here.

  • Classrooms

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  • 1Faculty offices    Faculty offices aren’t organized by the siloes of departments. Instead, office suites are cross-disciplinary. For example, a finance professor might sit next to a management professor and an economics professor. This encourages greater collaboration and cross-pollination among the business disciplines. Also, faculty offices are located near classrooms, which encourages interactions among students and faculty.

    Note: Floors 5 and 7 share a similar floor plan. Floor 7 is pictured here.

  • Director and chair offices

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  • 1Active learning classroom    The innovative Active Learning Classroom fosters the kind of 360-degree learning that happens in the business world. Students learn from each other while working in small groups at tables embedded with screens and ports for electronic devices. The instructor facilitates the conversation, offering insights and using the room’s connectivity to provide unique learning opportunities.

    Executive education suite     Executive Education at Quinlan delivers a program that is immediately applicable and deeply transformative. Located on the top three floors, the Executive Education Suite has primacy of place in the new building. With beautiful views and best-in-class amenities, it provides business leaders with enriching opportunities to network, learn, and invest in their human capital.

  • Executive education suite

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  • 1Wintrust Hall Wintrust Hall is one of Loyola’s premier event spaces on our Water Tower Campus. Approximately 2,600 square-feet, the hall will host hundreds of events for Quinlan and the Chicago business community every year, including for some of our more than 28,000 alumni.

  • Wintrust Hall

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  • 1Board room    The Board Room serves all who have a stake in our school: our students, faculty, neighbors, colleagues, partners, and leaders. Located on the top floor, the Board Room is graced with inspiring city views.

  • Skyline views from the center’s south windows

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Tier 1

    Wintrust Financial (The Great) Hall   

  • Located on the top two floors, the Wintrust Financial Hall will crown the Schreiber Center. It will be a prominent multipurpose room and Loyola’s premier event space on our Water Tower Campus. Approximately 2,600 square-feet, the hall will host hundreds of events for Quinlan and the Chicago business community every year, especially for our more than 28,000 alumni.
  • The Atrium

  • A central, 10-story atrium will be the Schreiber Center’s most prominent feature. The atrium will serve a number of functions: it will serve as a networking point on each floor, it will allow air and light into the building’s core, and it will serve as a unifying force, weaving each of the center’s floors together. The atrium is the most important element of the building’s design, bringing its philosophies of transparency, connectivity, and community to life.
  • Lobby and Reception Area

  • Visitors will be welcomed to the Schreiber Center through a sleek, contemporary lobby and reception area with state-of-the-art security features. Its openness to the Great Stairs and views of the surrounding streetscape will set the tone of the entire school. Thousands of students, faculty and staff members, alumni, and partners will pass through its doors every day, maximizing exposure for the donor’s name at the Schreiber Center’s front door.
  • Supply and Value Chain Center   

  • Founded in 2012, the Supply and Value Chain Center connects academic research with real-world practice. Serving as a shared forum for scholars and industry leaders, the center is the first of its kind in Chicago to establish best practices for end-to-end global supply chain management with a focus on sustainability.
  • Director’s office   

  • A gift of John Caltagirone (BSBA ’69)
  • The offices of the directors of Quinlan's various academic programs are available for naming.
  • Center for Risk Management

  • A partnership between Loyola’s School of Law and the Quinlan School of Business, the Center for Risk Management takes an integrated approach to enterprise risk management, focusing on corporate governance and compliance, business ethics, financial and accounting risk, and operational risk. The center is developing an ambitious program, Risk Management IQ, that will provide an index-based analysis of a corporation’s enterprise risk management capabilities and a benchmark analysis against its peers and other industries.
  • The Executive Education Suite   

  • Executive Education at Quinlan delivers a program that is immediately applicable and deeply transformative. Located on the top three floors, the Executive Education Suite will have primacy of place in the new building. With beautiful views and best-in-class amenities, it will provide business leaders with enriching opportunities to network, learn, and invest in their human capital.
  • Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility Suite   

  • Social enterprise harnesses business methods and an entrepreneurial spirit to improve the delivery of vital human services. The Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility conducts research that supports the emerging social enterprise movement and prepares students for careers in this important new field.
  • The Baumhart Center

  • This space includes several smaller spaces that are also available for naming:
    • Welcome Area
    • Conference Room
    • Library
    • Director’s Office
    • Social Area
    • Break-out Room

Tier 2

    CME Group Foundation Financial Services and Business Analytics Lab   

  • The 66-seat CME Group Foundation Financial Services and Business Analytics Lab, part of the Center for Risk Management, will provide faculty with tools to enhance their curriculum and students with an advantage in a marketplace that puts a high value on experience with the tools of the trade.
  • Business Career Services Suite   

  • The work of preparing our students for successful careers begins before the first day of classes and lasts throughout their careers. With connections to hundreds of area businesses, the donor’s name associated with Quinlan’s Business Career Services will be disseminated to the entire Chicago business community and beyond.
  • Interview rooms

  • The two interview rooms in the Business Career Services Suite are also available for naming.
  • Director’s Office

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  • The Alvin and Nancy Gorman Family and Power Construction Company Great Stairs   

  • Located at the base of the Schreiber Center’s 10-story atrium, the stairs will feature bleacherlike seating for 180 and a dynamic presentation area. The stairs will serve as the building’s crossroads, a place where students can eat lunch, catch up on reading, or practice their start-up pitch. In addition to the whole stairway, each of the 13 stairs is available for naming.
  • 13 individual stairs

  • Stair 1
  • Stair 2
  • Stair 3
  • Stair 4
  • Stair 5
  • Stair 6
  • Stair 7
  • Stair 8
  • Stair 9
    A gift of Nicki Pecori (MBA ’96) and Bob Fioretti   
  • Stair 10
    A gift of Merrillyn J. Kosier (MBA ’90) and James F. Kinoshita   
  • Stair 11
  • Stair 12
  • Stair 13
  • Martino Dean's Suite   

  • A gift of Rocco (MBA ’78) and Roxanne Martino
  • The Martino Dean’s Suite will function as the Schreiber Center’s nerve center. The suite will be a prominent naming location for its high volume of Quinlan VIP traffic and will offer a large conference room. Befitting the global reach of the Quinlan School of Business, this room will feature the latest in videoconferencing technology.
  • Dean’s Conference Room

  • The large conference room in the Dean’s Suite is available for naming
  • Dean’s Office

  • The dean's office is available for naming.
  • The Board Room   

  • The Board Room, located on the top floor, will serve all who have a stake in our school: our students, faculty, neighbors, colleagues, partners, and leaders. Approximately 1,800 square feet, graced with city views and a convenient pre-reception area at the peak of the center’s atrium, the Board Room will offer visitors an atmosphere of relaxed elegance.

Tier 3

    The Faculty Commons

  • The Faculty Commons, located on the Schreiber Center’s 10th floor outside the Board Room, will be a dramatic space, flooded with light, overlooking the building’s 10-story atrium. It will be a multi-functional space for formal and informal gatherings and receptions, providing a platform for networking and collaboration.
  • Active Learning Classroom   

  • The Active Learning Classroom will feature tables embedded with screens and ports for students’ electronic devices to facilitate group work. In a digital age when most students organize their lives around technology, the classroom will take full advantage of utilizing this connectivity for unique learning opportunities
  • Classrooms and Breakout rooms   

  • Classrooms and breakout rooms are where the hard work of education gets done. An investment in these spaces will support learning and collaboration. The center will feature 10 classrooms and six breakout rooms to support over 2,000 students. Each classroom will offer natural light through the building’s innovative system of atria.
  • Director and Chair Offices   

  • A gift of John Caltagirone (BSBA ’69)
  • The offices of the Quinlan School of Business’s department chairs and directors, located throughout the building, are available for naming for those interested in particular business fields and initiatives.
  • Accounting Director Office   

  • A gift of Mark Essig (BBA ’81)
  • Sport Management Office   

  • A gift of Karen and Stephen Sweeney
  • The Four Social Areas

  • Quinlan is dedicated to expanding productive networks within the school and in the business community. The Schreiber Center’s four Social Areas, located within the 10-story atrium, will create connections by bridging disciplines, providing informal gathering spaces, and inspiring with dramatic city views.
  • 4th floor Social Area   

  • A gift of Joan A. and William G. Kistner (BBA ’72)

Priority 2: Leadership Centers

Responding to the needs of the Chicago business community, Quinlan has doubled its research and analytics arm. Investment in Quinlan’s seven centers and labs will return increased business expertise and significant social change. Make a gift online

Learn more about the forward momentum at the Quinlan School of Business.

Supply and Value Chain Center The first and only such center in Chicago, it is an international hub for transportation, distribution, and logistics.

Center for Risk Management A partnership between Loyola’s schools of business and law, the center takes an integrated approach to enterprise risk management.

Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility This center conducts research that supports harnessing business methods and an entrepreneurial spirit to improve the delivery of vital human services.

Family Business Center This center promotes the exchange of expertise among its researchers, faculty, advisors, and business-owning families through education, peer groups, and networking.

Center for International Business Dedicated to the study of sustainable and ethical global business development, this center promotes dialogue on worldwide sustainable economic development.

Center for Financial and Policy Studies While promoting research in banking and financial services, this center brings nationally recognized experts in banking and financial services to campus.

Financial Services and Business Analytics Lab This lab will provide students and faculty with hands-on training in financial services and experience with the growing field of business analytics.

Priority 3: Student Scholarships

Quinlan’s tradition and Jesuit, Catholic mission compel the school to make a top-tier business education accessible to those whose ambition outstrips their finances. Educating these students to become effective, committed, and responsible business leaders benefits their families, our school, and the world of business.Make a gift online

33% Are first generation college students.
63% Receive scholarship assistance.

Why Quinlan?

“Quinlan prepares leaders who are socially responsible and dedicated to applying their talents to a business career that makes a real difference for customers, employees, shareholders, and, importantly, society at large.”
— Robert Parkinson, BBA ’73, MBA ’75
Chairman Emeritus of Baxter International Inc.
Chairman of Loyola’s Board of Trustees, Dean of Quinlan School of Business (2002–04).
“Above all else, Quinlan taught me to have an empathetic outlook toward the world, to recognize that behind every financial transaction is a fellow human being.”
— Donna Moore, BBA ’83
Chief Financial Officer of Chicago Public Media

How to give

There are many ways to support the mission of the Quinlan School of Business. Learn more.