Loyola University Maryland

Office of the President

Office Staff

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John McKiernan 

John McKiernan, J.D.
Assistant to the President
John McKiernan joined Loyola in August 2014, where he serves as aide-de-camp to (the) Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J. and provides policy analysis and project-management support to the President’s Cabinet.  A graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A., Philosophy; J.D.), the University of Oxford, Harris Manchester College (P.G.D., Theology), and the University of Scranton (M.B.A.), Mr. McKiernan brings a decade of higher education administration experience to the position, having held prior positions at Seattle University, the University of Notre Dame, and most recently as Director of Academic Counseling and Programming at Yale Law School.                                            

Daryl Coward

Darryl Coward
Executive Assistant
Mr. Coward directs and oversees the activities of the President’s Office. He is responsible for scheduling for the President, as well as providing support for the President’s Office.

Frey Tracey Frey
Program Coordinator for Planning and Accreditation
Ms. Frey assists the executive vice president in the process for re-accreditation and in implementation of the strategic plan.
Berkenkemper Carla Berkenkemper
Executive Assistant
Mrs. Berkenkemper provides administrative support to the Executive Vice President, as well as coordinating agendas and scheduling for the President’s Cabinet.