Purvi Patel is the Assistant Director of Student Life for the Hillside area. Purvi is originally from Dallas, Texas and completed her B.A. in History at Loyola University Chicago and her M.A. in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University. Her interests in supporting college students largely stems from her own undergraduate involvement in co-curricular leadership through Student Government and the Multicultural Affairs Office.
Prior to arriving at Loyola, Purvi was the Graduate Resident Director for Living Learning Communities at Oberlin College. Her research and professional interests include living learning communities, social justice education, and retention and resilience of historically marginalized communities in Higher Education. She is incredibly excited to welcome incoming first year students to Loyola University Maryland. Please don’t hesitate to visit her office in the lobby of Flannery O’Connor.