Loyola Magazine

Loyola faculty and administrators share industry insights with national media

Loyola’s distinguished faculty and administrators are often tapped by the media to share their expertise and opinions on a wide range of topics

We’re proudly sharing these comments that reflect those reported by local, regional, and national media.

Kaye Whitehead portrait photo

This is part of our ongoing conversation about the tensions around racism and around race. We’ve seen different iterations of: ‘What does it mean to be Black in America? Where do we fit into America? Whose America is this? And if we want to have equity, what does this equity look like?’

Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Ph.D., professor of communication and African and African American Studies and founding executive director of the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice, quoted by the New York Times

Greg Hoplamazian portrait photo

People become a little more tired and fatigued from how many influencers there are and how much we’re told to buy, buy, buy. Only follow someone if you’re just enjoying them, almost for entertainment’s sake. Don’t put all your trust and faith in what they recommend.

Greg Hoplamazian, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, interviewed by WJZ

People want flexibility... and they want autonomy in how they work. That’s more important than even where they work.

John Michel, Ph.D., Busch Scholar and associate professor of management, speaking to WJZ

Eric Nichols portrait photo

It’s important you feel comfortable at a college of your choice, and the setting of a college could impact what your comfort level is. Do you want to live in a big city or just be adjacent to a city while having a residential campus experience? Or are you comfortable with a small college town that is tucked away from a metropolitan area?

Eric Nichols, vice president for enrollment management, featured in U.S. News & World Report

It doesn’t matter that Prigozhin and his soldiers did not reach Moscow, and in the long run it doesn’t even matter why he stopped short of Moscow. What matters is that Putin blinked.

Mary Kate Schneider, Ph.D., director of the Global Studies program and lecturer of political science, quoted by USA TODAY

It was hard to tell our story when we couldn’t have visitors on campus, but we still had reasonable class sizes, and that speaks to our brand.

President Terrence M. Sawyer, J.D., discussing the University’s approach during COVID-19 with the Washington Post