Loyola University Chicago

Office of the Dean of Students

Student Life & Engagement

Meet our DOS Team

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OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF STUDENTS
K.C. Mmeje, Ed.D.  Dean of Students & Assistant Vice President, Student Life & Engagement

Dr. Kenechukwu (K.C.) Mmeje serves as Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students at Loyola University Chicago. In this capacity, he is a member of the Division of Student Development’s senior leadership team and is responsible for several areas that enrich students’ Loyola experience, namely: the Office of the Dean of Students, Off-Campus Student Life, Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, Student Activities & Greek Affairs, Leadership Development & Second Year Experience, Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, and the Student Government of Loyola Chicago (SGLC). Prior to joining Loyola University Chicago in 2010, K.C. held several positions within the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Southern California and at the University of Vermont. He has over 10 years of progressive student affairs experience in judicial affairs, crisis management, retention and academic support services, and student advocacy and support, to name a few.

K.C. holds a BA in Sociology and Black Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a MEd with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from the University of Vermont, and a EdD in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration from the University of Southern California. He was selected as a participant in Harvard’s Management and Leadership in Education program for institutional leaders. K.C. is the recipient of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students’ (NISTS) 2013 Barbara K. Townsend Dissertation of the Year Award.

Gender pronouns: He/Him/His
Worked at LUC since: 2010

Tim Love, J.D.  Associate Dean of Students

Tim Love is a proud Rambler alum (JD 2013; BA 2003) and believes deeply in the value of Jesuit higher education. In fact, Tim began his professional career at Loyola as a Student Life Assistant at the John Felice Rome Center, before setting off to serve internationally in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Upon his return to the United States, Tim worked at Texas State University San Marcos and Colorado State University, where he worked with Fraternity and Sorority Life and international residential students respectively. After earning his MS in Student Affairs in Higher Education at CSU, Tim returned to his alma mater and joined the Office of Judicial Affairs (now the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution).

After serving in progressive leadership positions at Loyola, Tim is now Associate Dean of Students and Chair of Loyola’s Behavioral Concerns Team. In this capacity, Tim is honored to support and accompany students who are experiencing crisis, trauma, or difficulty in their college or personal lives. Tim lives in Edgewater with his partner, two young daughters, and their family dog, and loves being a part of the Loyola community.

Gender pronouns: He/Him/His
Worked at LUC since: 2008

Kimberly A. Moore, M.Ed.  Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Off-Campus Student Life

Kimberly Moore has served in multiple roles during her nearly ten years at Loyola University Chicago. Her professional portfolio includes experience in financial aid, student conduct, student activities, and sorority and fraternity life and student government advisement. In her current role Kimberly serves the campus community through advocacy and support and the off-campus student community through leadership and vision of the Off-Campus Student Life Office. Additionally, Kimberly is a core member of the Behavioral Concern Team (BCT).

Her interest and passion for student development work stem from a commitment to create opportunities for students to fully engage in campus life and ultimately thrive during their time at Loyola. Kimberly is ready and willing to be present for students regardless of topic or concern. She welcomes all students to share their ideas, dreams, or concerns in an effort to support and guide them on their once in a lifetime collegiate journey.  

Kimberly has a BBA from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, and a MEd in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education at Cardinal Stritch University.

Gender pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Worked at LUC since: 2006

Jessica Landis, M.A.  Assistant Dean of Students for Safety and Equity (& Title IX Deputy Coordinator)

As the Assistant Dean for Student Safety and Equity, Jessica Landis serves as the Deputy Coordinator for Title IX within the Division of Student Development.  She is responsible for ensuring the timely, impartial, and effective resolution of all Title IX complaints involving students and is the primary point of contact for supporting student safety and addressing other equity issues, while also supporting students who are referred to the Dean of Students office for assistance with a variety issues.

Prior to this role, Jessica worked in Loyola’s Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution as a conduct administrator, a trained mediator working with students to navigate conflict, and a Title IX Investigator and Hearing Board Chair for sexual misconduct cases. Before her time at Loyola, Jessica served as a mediator and advocate at the University of Cincinnati and in Graduate Student Affairs at Case Western Reserve University.

Jessica holds a BA from John Carroll University and a MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati where her research focused on sexual assault in higher education. As a graduate of Jesuit education, Jessica is committed to treating all students with dignity, respect, and care for the whole person. As someone who cares deeply for the Loyola community, Jessica is dedicated to supporting a campus community that is safe and accessible for all students.

Gender pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Worked at LUC since: 2013

Amber Miller, L.C.P.C.  Assistant Dean of Students & BCT Case Manager

Amber is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois and a Loyola University Chicago graduate. She obtained her MEd in Community Counseling from Loyola University Chicago in 2005 and worked as a psychotherapist in the nonprofit sector for over 5 years. In 2010, Amber transitioned into higher education at Columbia College-Chicago as the Assistant Director of Student Relations. There, she assisted students in crisis and collaborated with Campus partners to ensure student success.

In 2014, Amber returned to her alma mater to join the Student Life and Engagement team as the Behavioral Concerns Team Case Manager. Amber is also a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and a former Mizzou Golden Girl. In addition to helping Loyola students, Amber provides individual, family, and couples counseling in her private practice in Old Town.

Gender pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Worked at LUC since: 2014

Jo Anne Walsh  Administrative Assistant
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Fresh from the University of Iowa, Jo Anne joined advertising giant Young & Rubicam where she sharpened her advertising skills until joining Scholastic Inc. as Midwest Marketing Director. Jo Anne worked with the likes of Hallmark and SC Johnson developing and implementing quality “in-classroom” marketing programs. Ten years later, Jo Anne was wooed into joining the family business centered in real estate, and became an administrator and real estate agent.

Exposure to quality education models via her children’s schools led Jo Anne to leave the real estate business and find a position in education at Loyola's Division of Student Development. As she rides into the sunset of her career, Jo Anne enjoys being in a position where she can assist the quality work being done with and for our students.

Gender pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Worked at LUC since: 2012