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May 2018

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Establishes Professorships to Honor the Late Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Ann G. McMorrow
  • Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law named two distinguished faculty as Mary Ann G. McMorrow Professors of Law. The inaugural professorships were established to support meaningful research and scholarship that exemplify the extraordinary legal career of Loyola alumna Mary Ann McMorrow (JD ’53), the first woman to head any branch of Illinois government. 

  • Loyola University Chicago Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Vote to Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreements with SEIU Local 73
  • Loyola University Chicago announced today that non-tenure-track faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and English Language Learning Program (ELLP) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their respective three-year collective bargaining agreements negotiated via Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73. The final step is for the University’s Board of Trustees to formally approve the agreements which is expected to occur by mid-June.

  • Loyola University Chicago Seeks Nominees for 25th Annual Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards
  • The Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business is seeking nominees for its 25th annual Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards.

    The awards recognize companies that have demonstrated a strong commitment to family and family business, positive family/business linkage, multi-generational family business involvement, contributions to industry and community, and innovative business practices and strategies.

  • Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago Receives $1.5 Million Gift
  • Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago received a $1.5 million gift from the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation in support of diversity and student success programming.

  • Loyola University Chicago 2018 Commencement Speakers
  • Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce the individuals who will address graduates at the University’s 148th annual Commencement ceremonies, which will be held May 8–12 at the Lake Shore Campus.

  • Loyola University Chicago and SEIU Local 73 Reach Tentative Agreements
  • Loyola University Chicago has reached tentative agreements (TAs) with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 for three-year contracts with 350 full- and part-time non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty in Loyola’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and seven faculty in the English Language Learning Program (ELLP). The final steps in the process are for SEIU-represented CAS and ELLP faculty to vote to ratify their respective TAs beginning on Thursday, April 19, and approval by the University’s Board of Trustees in June. The union ratification process is expected to take a few days.

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Establishes Professorships to Strengthen Teaching and Advocacy on Behalf of Underrepresented Communities
  • Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law named seven distinguished faculty as Curt and Linda Rodin Professors of Law and Social Justice. The inaugural professorships were created as part of a transformative gift from alumnus Curt Rodin (JD ’75) and his wife, Linda Rodin, who recently established the Curt and Linda Rodin Center for Social Justice at Loyola to strengthen and further develop several leading law school programs that advance fairness, equity, and justice.

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Establishes Professorship to Strengthen Faculty Research Initiatives that Promote Access to Justice
  • Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law named six distinguished legal scholars who are experts in their fields as Georgia Reithal Professors of Law. The inaugural professorships were established through a generous bequest left by Illinois attorney and Loyola School of Law alumna Georgia J. Reithal (JD ’78) to support and further develop impactful research and scholarship that promote and enhance access to justice.

  • Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability Hosts Fifth Annual Climate Change Conference
  • This March, Loyola University Chicago’s fifth annual Climate Change Conference will reflect upon Gina McCarthy’s statement that climate change is a key driver for public health concerns. The conference, Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges, will feature scholarly discussions from academics, climate change experts, physicians, and public health advocates surrounding current environmental issues. Panelists will discuss major climate change topics, such as catastrophic weather events, the U.S. federal government’s lack of commitment to the Paris Agreement, and the increasing prevalence of climate refugees.

  • Loyola Appoints Italian Scholar to Paul and Ann Rubino Endowed Professorship in Italian American Studies
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Tasha Neumeister Communication Manager 773.508.2821 tneumeister@luc.edu Loyola Appoints Italian Scholar to Paul and Ann Rubino Endowed Professorship in Italian American Studies Carla Simonini Will Build a Premier Italian American Studies Program within the University’s Largest School CHICAGO, March 7, 2018—Leading Italian American studies scholar Carla Simonini, PhD, has been named the […]

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