Loyola University Maryland

Office of the President

Task Force

The Task Force members were: 

  • Diana Betz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology 
  • David Carey Jr., Ph.D., Doehler Chair in History  
  • Alexis Faison, Loyola Class of 2024 
  • Stephen Fowl, Ph.D., Former Dean, Loyola College of Arts and Sciences (co-chair) 
  • Afra Hersi, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education 
  • John Kiess, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology (co-chair) 
  • Jenny Kinniff, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola/Notre Dame Library  
  • Grace Murry, Loyola Class of 2023 
  • Lynn Nehemiah, DDS, GU272 Descendant Community 
  • Rodney L. Parker, Ph.D., Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer 
  • Mélisande Short-Colomb, GU272 Descendant Community 
  • Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., Professor of Communication and African and African American Studies; Executive Director of the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice