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THE NEXT PRESIDENT - Key priorities and responsibilities

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The Next President

Key priorities and responsibilities

  • Building on the University’s strategic plan and making One Loyola a reality across the University - its three campuses in the Chicago area and overseas centers in Rome, Italy and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Advancing the University’s performance on multiple fronts including strategic focus, academic excellence, student outcomes, research, and innovation.
  • Enhancing the University’s national and international profile and distinctive Jesuit, Catholic identity, identifying priority areas where the institution can excel, and making strategic investments in those areas.
  • Leading the University through its largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign in history, and ensuring the University adopts a pervasive culture of philanthropy that will leave a lasting legacy of engaged alumni and donors.
  • Continuing to attract high-achieving students from across the country who excel academically and bring a strong set of values that align with Loyola’s distinctive Jesuit culture and community.
  • Increasing the capacity of the University to attract external funding for research, discovery, and innovation.
  • Continuing the University’s advancement of social justice, sustainability and diversity, inclusion, and equity across campus through targeted policies and programs, with the goal of making a measurable impact.
  • Ensuring that systems and structures are in place to fully support student success, faculty and staff diversification, and the ongoing development of a highly inclusive campus culture.
  • Embracing innovation and design thinking, and leveraging technology to enhance the University’s reach and impact.
  • Promoting opportunities for improved communications, collaboration, and transparency with the shared governance bodies representing faculty, staff, and students.
  • Recruiting and retaining exceptional academic leadership and empowering a high-performing administrative leadership team.
  • Engaging deeply with the City of Chicago to further develop strategic partnerships and opportunities for engagement and community service.
  • Partnering with the Board of Trustees to ensure strategic engagement and best practices in governance.
  • Building on the University’s strategic plan and making One Loyola a reality across the University - its three campuses in the Chicago area and overseas centers in Rome, Italy and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Advancing the University’s performance on multiple fronts including strategic focus, academic excellence, student outcomes, research, and innovation.
  • Enhancing the University’s national and international profile and distinctive Jesuit, Catholic identity, identifying priority areas where the institution can excel, and making strategic investments in those areas.
  • Leading the University through its largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign in history, and ensuring the University adopts a pervasive culture of philanthropy that will leave a lasting legacy of engaged alumni and donors.
  • Continuing to attract high-achieving students from across the country who excel academically and bring a strong set of values that align with Loyola’s distinctive Jesuit culture and community.
  • Increasing the capacity of the University to attract external funding for research, discovery, and innovation.
  • Continuing the University’s advancement of social justice, sustainability and diversity, inclusion, and equity across campus through targeted policies and programs, with the goal of making a measurable impact.
  • Ensuring that systems and structures are in place to fully support student success, faculty and staff diversification, and the ongoing development of a highly inclusive campus culture.
  • Embracing innovation and design thinking, and leveraging technology to enhance the University’s reach and impact.
  • Promoting opportunities for improved communications, collaboration, and transparency with the shared governance bodies representing faculty, staff, and students.
  • Recruiting and retaining exceptional academic leadership and empowering a high-performing administrative leadership team.
  • Engaging deeply with the City of Chicago to further develop strategic partnerships and opportunities for engagement and community service.
  • Partnering with the Board of Trustees to ensure strategic engagement and best practices in governance.