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LMU Names Timothy Law Snyder as President

The Loyola Marymount University Board of Trustees has elected Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., as the 16th president of the university after a nationwide search. Snyder will assume his new position effective June 1, 2015. Previously, Snyder was Vice President for Academic Affairs at Loyola University Maryland from 2007-2014. Snyder began his academic career at Georgetown […]


President Burcham to Step Down at End of School Year

LMU President David W. Burcham announced Monday that he will step down at the end of the current school year. Burcham, 63, became the university’s 15th president in October of 2010, after serving as provost, executive vice president, dean of Loyola Law School and a professor of constitutional law. In all, he will have spent […]

LMU Political Science Major Awarded Boren Scholarship

Loyola Marymount University junior Jeremy Selland has been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship by the National Security Education Program. In addition to Selland, six other LMU students have landed international scholarships for next year with the help of the university’s Study Abroad Office. The Boren Scholarship, named for David L. Boren, former U.S. senator and […]

Student Service and Leadership Awards Presented

Loyola Marymount University honored its top students in service and leadership at a packed Sacred Heart Chapel filled with undergraduates, family, administrators and faculty on April 25, 2014. The awards, each named for an eminent administrator, honor the top students of each class who have distinguished themselves in service “with and for others.” Faculty members, […]

Astronaut James Lovell, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka to Speak at Commencements

James Lovell, the U.S. astronaut who flew to the moon twice, and Wole Soyinka, a Nobel laureate and President’s Professor at Loyola Marymount University, will deliver the commencement addresses at Loyola Marymount University next weekend. Lovell will speak at the 102nd annual undergraduate commencement, which takes place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 10.   Soyinka […]