Loyola University Chicago President Dr. Jo Ann Rooney talks with faculty, staff and students at the 10th Annual Celebration of Faculty Scholarship in the Information Commons on the Lake Shore Campus.
President Rooney encourages the university community to advocate on behalf of students and communities in support of the Dream Act of 2019
One Foot Raised
President Rooney offered closing remarks to graduates and their friends and families at Commencement Ceremonies May 7-11 2019.
Our Prayers and Our World
President Rooney asks the community to offer condolences, thoughts, and prayers for victims of terrorism in Sri Lanka.
Blossoms of Hope and Freedom
Dr. Rooney shares an Easter message with the Loyola Community
President Rooney and members of the President's Cabinet share an update on Loyola's community Mission Priority Examen.
One Loyola: Moving to a single provost and chief academic officer
President Rooney announces a return to a structure with a single provost for the whole university, and discusses how it will strengthen strategic planning across the University and energize the search for Loyola's next provost.
Hong Cheng, PhD, Named Dean of the School of Communication
President Rooney and Acting Provost Callahan announce the appointment of Hong Cheng, Ph.D., as dean of the School of Communication
Grieving With Our Brothers and Sisters
Dr. Rooney and the President's Cabinet share prayers, thoughts and condolences in the wake of Islamophobic violence in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Malik Henfield, PhD, Named Dean of the School of Education
President Rooney and Acting Provost Callahan announce the appointment of Malik Henfield as Dean of the School of Education
Janet Sisler Named Vice President for Mission Integration
Dr. Rooney and Fr. Prehn announce the appointment of Janet Sisler as Vice President, Mission Integration
As Loyola University Chicago’s 150th anniversary approaches, we are excited to announce the launch of one of our biggest and boldest endeavors: the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health.
Dr. Rooney welcomed the University community back to campus, shared information about the upcoming MLK Celebration and the Mission Priority Examen, and reflected on what a blessing it is to be a part of Loyola.
Dr. Rooney updated the campus community on the open search the University has been conducting for the next provost and chief academic officer. Though several of the finalists demonstrated strengths in some areas, no clear consensus on a leading candidate emerged from the process. Margaret Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, will remain interim provost during our continued search. The University is committed to finding a provost and chief academic officer who will join the Loyola community as we seek to strengthen and deepen our efforts to live out our shared Jesuit, Catholic mission.
Sharing Gifts With the World
In a holiday message to the community, Dr. Rooney reflects on Christmas and being persons for others.