Timothy Quinn, J.D., chief of staff for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, has been named associate dean of the Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management.
This position marks Quinn’s return to Loyola. From 1995-98 he served as special assistant to the president before leaving for a career in the public sector.
“This is an exciting time for the Sellinger School, one of great opportunity, through which we have the chance to build on our past achievements and pursue an increasingly ambitious vision for the future,” said Karyl B. Leggio, Ph.D., dean of the Sellinger School. “I am thrilled to have someone of Mr. Quinn’s experience and integrity join our team. I am also grateful for those members of the Sellinger School and broader Loyola communities who have dedicated so much time and effort to the search process for this position.”
As associate dean, Quinn will serve as the Sellinger School’s chief academic operating officer, responsible for day-to-day academic, personnel, and financial decisions. His specific responsibilities will include the development and promotion of the School’s Jesuit identity; continuous improvement in faculty, courses, curricula, and programs; compliance with Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation standards; mentoring and leading faculty in developing the academic curriculum and advancing research agendas consistent with Loyola’s mission; recruitment and enrollment of a diverse group of students in conjunction with enrollment management personnel and related Sellinger School committees; managing Sellinger School marketing strategies in conjunction with the office of marketing and communications; overseeing advisory functions for Sellinger School students; and managing the development and operation of Sellinger School institutes, centers, certificate programs, and non-degree executive education offerings. He will also assist in the development of strategic plans and accreditation reports.
Quinn brings an extraordinary degree of leadership experience to this role, as well as profound understanding of the value of Jesuit education. He earned his B.A. in political science from Le Moyne College, his J.D. from the Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, and an Executive Masters in Leadership from Georgetown University. After beginning his career in the press office of U.S. Senator Donald Riegle and his subsequent time at Loyola, Quinn held a variety of positions in federal government agencies, including deputy and acting director of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, which advises the attorney general and other DOJ leaders on state, local, and tribal government law enforcement issues; chief of staff, deputy director for management, and acting director of the DOJ’s Community Oriented Policing Services, which advance community policing in state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies through grant funding, training, and technical assistance and knowledge products; and his current role as chief of staff in the Office of National Drug Control Policy, where he manages daily operations and leads a 100-person team charged with advising President Barack Obama on drug policy and coordinating the activities of nearly 40 departments and agencies working to reduce illicit drug use.
He arrives at Loyola on April 10. For more information about the Sellinger School, visit loyola.edu/sellinger.