Loyola's governing bodies conduct regular meetings that you are invited to observe, or even become a voting member of, depending on your role at Loyola. They are as follows:
The Loyola Conference is charged with University-wide issues, such as planning, resource allocation, and administrative policy. The administrators, faculty, staff, and students who serve on the Loyola Conference monitor progress of the University toward its mission and goals, setting and approving budgets, policies, and programs with the objective of improving the educational effectiveness of the University.
The Academic Senate is charged with establishing and maintaining the academic excellence of Loyola. The Academic Senate monitors academic conduct and approves programs, policies, and resource utilizations with the objective of improving the educational effectiveness of the University.
Institutional Review Board
The Institutional Review Board is a committee of the Academic Senate. The committee establishes guidelines and procedures for reviewing all research involving human subjects to ensure the protection of human rights.