Loyola University Maryland

Presidential Search

Announcing the Search Committee for the Presidential Search

This email was sent to the Loyola community on March 11, 2021.

Dear Members of the Loyola Community,

As we move forward with the search for the next president of Loyola University Maryland, we are pleased to announce the members of the search committee. These individuals were selected with an eye to the representation of our diverse community and with a commitment to equity and inclusion.

The members of the committee are:

Gerry Holthaus, ’71, Trustee, Search Committee Chair
Kenneth Boehl, ’76, MBA ’81, Trustee
Rev. Timothy Brown, S.J., Associate Professor of Law and Social Responsibility and Assistant for Mission Integration
Elizabeth Dahl, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry
Sr. Mary M. Fanning, RSM, MBA ’79, Trustee
Rev. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Trustee and former Loyola faculty member
Cheryl Moore-Thomas, Ph.D., ’86, M.Ed. ’89, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer and Professor of Counselor Education
Jeffrey Nattans, ’89, Trustee and Loyola parent
Karen Paterakis Phillipou, ’90, Trustee
Stephon Smith, ’19, Trustee
Joseph Stewart-Sicking, Ed.D., Professor of Counseling
Arun Subhas, Trustee

We are grateful to the members of this committee for agreeing to serve and offer their leadership and perspective to the search process.

After we hire a search firm, we will invite alumni, faculty, staff, and current students to participate in listening sessions. In the meantime, you are welcome to share the criteria you are looking for in the next president of Loyola through the Presidential Search website.

We look forward to keeping you updated throughout this search for Loyola’s next president.


James Forbes, ’80, Chair of the Board of Trustees
Gerry Holthaus, ’71, Trustee and Chair of the Presidential Search Committee