News category Father Garanzini's Next Step After serving for two years as chancellor, Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., will step down from this role, as he has accepted a visiting research faculty position at Fordham University, where he previously taught in 1998–1999. This move to New York City will enable Father Garanzini to focus on his expanding global responsibilities as secretary for higher education for the Society of Jesus, including the launch of a new International Association of Jesuit Universities. Read more. category Celebrating Alumni Weekend with zero waste The annual Alumni Weekend celebration on June 10 featured fun, food, and festivities, but the real action went on behind the scenes. While guests were looking forward to the food trucks and vendors from around the city, a team of students from the Student Environmental Alliance (SEA) were asking those vendors to only source recyclable and compostable materials in an effort to make the reunion a “zero waste event.” Read more. category Life after Loyola Meet the alums who received NSF awards to support their graduate research. Read more. category Loyola names new leader for advancement Damon W. Cates, EdD, appointed senior vice president for advancement. Read more. category Harry Rossi (EdD ’85) earns national education award for decades of shaping the lives of students Dr. Harry P. Rossi has been selected to receive the 2017 AASA Distinguished Service Award from the School Superintendents Association. He was a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent for 16 years and spent the last 17 as superintendent of schools. Read more. category Michael F. Andrews, PhD, Appointed Director of the John Felice Rome Center We are pleased to announce that Michael F. Andrews, PhD, has been appointed to serve as the next director of the John Felice Rome Center. Dr. Andrews joins us from the University of Portland, where he is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences as well as professor of philosophy, director of the Catholic Studies program, and McNerney-Hanson Endowed Chair in Ethics. Read more.