Loyola men’s basketball head coach Porter Moser made $385,949 in 2015, making him the fourth-highest paid employee at Loyola, according to Loyola’s last available Form 990.
In her inaugural address on Friday afternoon, Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney delivered the hard truth about the challenges facing the university while projecting a positive outlook for the future.
Students rarely stay on campus after fulfilling the residency requirement to live in university housing for two years. This year, only 17 percent of juniors and about 8 percent of seniors remain in on-campus housing.
An international student from Loyola has been sent back to his hometown in Turkey after allegedly violating the terms of his student visa, a situation that jeopardizes the completion of his bachelor’s degree.
The “Portrait of a Fallen Soldier” exhibit on the first floor of Damen Student Center chronicled the 291 U.S. soldiers from Illinois who have died in the War on Terror since 9/11 with individual penciled portraits. Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn unveiled the exhibit at a press conference in Damen Student Center.
Loyola accepted its largest-ever freshman class this year and is making changes to accommodate the additional students — including moving some off campus.
Loyola students who suffer from life-threatening allergies now have to deal with a drastic price increase to the only device that can save them, EpiPen, the most prominent epinephrine injector on the market.