News category The future starts here One passionate principal is determined to make college a realistic goal for urban youth. Tindley principal Clarisse Mendoza (JFRC Spring ’05, BA ’06) acknowledges that the college-centered mission is unusual for a school. Read more. category Where campus meets community For 20 years, Loyola’s Center for Urban Research and Learning has built lasting partnerships that have led to impactful social change. Read more. category Jo Ann Rooney named new Loyola president Lifelong educator and accomplished leader is first lay president in University’s 146-year history. Read more.