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Terrence M. Sawyer, J.D., Loyola's 25th president

Terrence M. Sawyer, J.D., selected as 25th president of Loyola University Maryland

The Loyola University Maryland Board of Trustees has unanimously selected Terrence M. Sawyer, J.D., as the institution’s 25th president. Sawyer, currently Loyola’s senior vice president, was chosen after a national search following the June 2021 retirement of the Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., who led the University for 16 years. Sawyer will begin as president on Jan. 1, 2022.
Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and African American studies at Loyola University Maryland, founded and directs the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice

Bending toward social justice: Loyola University Maryland professor leads institute to address race, peace, and social justice

Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and African American studies at Loyola University Maryland, founded and directs the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice, which opened at Loyola in October 2020. Whitehead answers questions on the founding of the Karson Institute and how she hopes it will engage the community.
Henry Mortimer, director of the University of Baltimore's center for entrepreneurship and innovation and Wendy Bolger, director of Loyola's CI&E

Loyola co-hosts Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Annual Conference

The movement of innovation and entrepreneurship that is underway at Loyola University Maryland was showcased on a global stage at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Annual Conference, “Leading with Entrepreneurship: Succeeding in Revitalization.” The conference at Loyola, which the University co-hosted with the University of Baltimore, from Oct. 13-16, 2021, attracted 320 in-person attendees and approximately 200 more online.
Summer Pearson, ’22, who was recently awarded a Teaching Fellows for Maryland Scholarship

Loyola MAT Student Receives Teaching Fellows for Maryland Scholarship

Loyola University Maryland graduate student Summer Pearson, ’22, was recently awarded a Teaching Fellows for Maryland Scholarship from the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The scholarship is awarded to students who pledge to teach in a Maryland public school or public prekindergarten that has at least 50% of its students eligible for free or reduced-price meals.
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