Experienced Leader Joins Loyola from Saint Joseph’s University
Dr. Mark C. Reed, EdD, Elected Loyola’s 25th President
Dr. Reed joins Loyola after seven years as the first non-Jesuit president at Saint Joseph’s University, and before that, 15 years in senior leadership roles across Fairfield University. His career has focused on strengthening the institutions he has served, particularly in the areas of expanded academic programs, strategic partnerships, university finances and endowment, student formation, and advancement of the Jesuit, Catholic mission.
Dr. Reed is a lifelong product of Jesuit, Catholic education beginning with his time in high school at St. Joseph’s Prep. He earned his BS in mathematics and MBA from Fairfield University, as well as an MEd in secondary educational administration from Boston College, both fellow Jesuit universities. He earned his EdD in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.
Loyola welcomes Dr. Reed
Read the announcement from the chair of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Reed assumes his role this fall
Read the press release about the election of Loyola's 25th president.
Announcing Loyola University Chicago's 25th President
Watch the welcome event from May 3 as Dr. Reed is announced as the 25th president.
A New Era
On his first official visit to Loyola University Chicago’s campuses, 25th President Mark C. Reed shares his vision for the future of the University.
Send a Welcome Message
Send a note welcoming president-elect Reed to the Loyola community before he officially joins us this fall.