Salvadore A. Liberto is Loyola's Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost. A native of New Orleans, he shares with students and families the values and virtues of a Loyola education. Read more »
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Monthly Archives: October 2008
Minutes ago, I was walking across the campus and noticed the smell of something delicious in the air. As I rounded a corner, I saw in the distance smoke–someone was having a barbeque! As I approached, I could see the … Continue reading
I’ve made some terrible investments in my time: stocks that went fom $20 to $3 in a matter of days, bond and CD rates that soared just after I had locked in much lower rates, cars that lost value as … Continue reading
The “Joe, the plumber” discussion in last week’s Presidential debate was unfortunate on several levels. It created a crude archetype, and from it the supposition that people are monoliths to be dropped into buckets based on their demographics. And, it … Continue reading
At Loyola, people are always talking about creativity and expression. Our provost, Ed Kvet, likes to use the phrase “creative campus” to describe this progressive and distinct place. There are obvious places where one might expect to find expression–in music … Continue reading
One of the reasons I chose to be in higher education is that I really enjoy working with students. I had the wonderful occasion to chat recently with Jason Barberio, who is pursuing a degree in business here. Jason is … Continue reading
I’ve worked in a number of different places in my life. Malls in high school, on campus in college, and in several different organizations as a professional, and I have to tell you, I had never worked anywhere I thought … Continue reading
I was given the honor of welcoming the new class, our 100th class, of first-year students to Loyola. Here is what I said (yes, it’s a tad long, but, hopefully, entertaining and informative for you)….
These economic times are unprecedented and certainly not for the faint of heart. They call for a long-term horizon, in stocks, in the housing market, and in one’s education.