Loyola University Chicago

Office of the Provost

GSCB Current Members: 2023-24

GSCB Current Members: 2023-24

Emily Barman (Chair) - Dean, Graduate School

Theodore Barnes - Graduate Student Advisory Representative

Twyla Blackmond Larnell, Faculty representative, Social Sciences

Siobhan Cafferty - Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Community Engagement, School of Education 

Mitchell Denning - Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Stritch School of Medicine

Priscila Freire,- Interim Associate Dean for Academics, Social Work

Héctor García Chávez,- Faculty representative, Humanities

Emma Heet - Associate Dean for Collection Services, University Libraries 

Scott Hendrickson, S.J. - Associate Provost for Global and Community Engagement

Malik Henfield - Dean, Institute for Racial Justice

Dali Liu, Faculty representative - Science/Technology/Engineering/Math 

Robyn Mallett - Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning 

Eva Mika - Acting Associate Dean, School of Continuing and Professional Studies 

Janice Miller –Director, Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management

Whelton Miller –Faculty Representative, Professional Schools

Peter Norlander - Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Faculty Affairs, Quinlan School of Business

Peter Jones- Interim Dean, Institute of Pastoral Studies

Linda Kurtos—Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, School of Environmental Sustainability 

Jennifer O’Rourke — Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Catherine Putonti—Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Initiatives and Academic Innovation, College of Arts and Sciences

Lee Schmidt—Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Karen Shaw - Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Accreditation, School of Law 

Rachel Shefner- Assistant Provost, Accreditation, Assessment, and Academic Regulatory Compliance 

John Slania - Associate Dean, School of Communication

Rita Vazquez - Registrar