January 12, 2015
Over the course of an international career that spanned five decades, Harsha Desai, Ph.D., was revered for his leadership as an educator and business strategist who recognized the entrepreneurial spirit could drive positive social change. Desai, a professor of management at Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management, died Sunday, Jan. 11, in Baltimore. He was 71.
January 9, 2015
For the fifth consecutive year, Loyola University Maryland has been named one of the nation’s best values in higher education by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
January 6, 2015
Loyola University Maryland has named Kathleen A. Getz, Ph.D., the next dean of the Rev. Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., School of Business and Management. Getz, who served as dean of the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago from 2011 through December 2014, is currently on a research sabbatical leave as professor of management there.
January 5, 2015
Loyola University Maryland alumnus Soane Patita Paini Mafi has been nominated by Pope Francis to the Catholic Church’s College of Cardinals.
December 29, 2014
With heavy hearts, the Loyola University Maryland community is mourning the loss of Colleen Zirkle, ’16, who died in a weather-related car accident in Colorado on Dec. 26. She was 20 years old.
December 19, 2014
Loyola University Maryland has named Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., the next dean of Loyola College, the University’s school of arts and sciences. Thomas is currently dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University and previously served as a member of Loyola University Maryland’s faculty and administration for more than 20 years. She assumes her new role at Loyola on July 1, 2015.
December 18, 2014
Melissa Girard, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Loyola University Maryland, has been awarded a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund her work on a book manuscript about the contributions 1920s and ’30s women poets made to modern poetry and the field of literary studies.