Past News + Events

Enrollment Update

It has been a little over a month since my last message about the enrollment projections for our incoming class. Since that time, the University has been working diligently to increase enrollment.

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Planning for the Future: Loyola University New Orleans and the Context of the American Higher Education

In past convocation remarks, I have talked about the Examen, a spiritual practice.1 The Examen is a short, simple method of prayer that can be used in the midst of the activities and busyness of daily life to stay centered and, hopefully, find God in the details of the day.

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Challenges For A New Year: Convocation Remarks Fall 2012

In the Spiritual Exercises St. Ignatius Loyola frequently invites those who are making the Exercises to use different methods of prayer. In one form of prayer, known as contemplation, he invites retreatants to a full exercise of the imagination and to use all of their senses.

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The Magis: Convocation Remarks January 2012

Last August I spoke about the Jesuit practice of the Examen in my convocation remarks. The Examen is a practice in which people are invited to review what has gone on in one’s daily life and plan what one will do in the near future.

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The Examen: Convocation Remarks August 2011

As I reviewed the material for my talk today, I thought about a Jesuit practice that could be helpful in organizing it. The practice is called “The Examen.”

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In Medias Res: Convocation Remarks January 2011

Loyola’s story today is in medias res. We are in the midst of implementing Loyola 2012 and that implementation is being carried out in every area of the University, in the work of any number of committees and groups.

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Loyola's annual economic impact on Greater New Orleans nearly $129 million

Loyola University New Orleans continues to be a significant factor in the economic recovery of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, pumping $128.9 million into the local economy during the 2009 – 2010 academic year.

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The Context of Mission: Convocation Remarks August 2010

A year ago, when we gathered to begin the academic year, I reminded everyone that we had completed work in developing an integrated strategic plan, Loyola 2012.

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Master Plan Is Complete: Convocation Remarks January 2010

Last August, when we began this academic year, I reminded everyone that we accomplished a great deal in 2008-2009. We recruited talented new colleagues to come join us in our work.

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