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Loyola Marymount University Elects Timothy Law Snyder as President

April 1, 2015 — Loyola Marymount University has elected Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., as the 16th president of the university. He will take on his new role beginning June 1, 2015.

Snyder will replace current president David W. Burcham, who announced in October 2014 that he would step down on May 31, 2015. Burcham was named president of Loyola Marymount in 2010 after serving as its interim president and provost, and prior to that, dean of Loyola Law School.

Previously, Snyder was Vice President for Academic Affairs at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore from 2007-2014. He began his academic career at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in 1987 and became Dean of Science before moving to Fairfield University as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 2001.

A native of Ohio, Snyder earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in applied and computational mathematics from Princeton University as well as an M.S. in mathematics, a B.A. in psychology and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Toledo. His teaching career developed through visiting faculty positions at Berklee College of Music and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also taught at Princeton University and the University of Toledo. His research interests include computational mathematics, data structures, design and analysis of algorithms, geometric probability, digital processing and computer music, and airline flight safety.

Jesuit Father Michael Weiler, provincial of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, commended the search process and Snyder’s selection. “As an academic long engaged in the Catholic intellectual tradition, Dr. Snyder will continue to sharpen the university’s attention to its Jesuit mission of educating the whole person and the teacher-scholar model that has served LMU so well,” said Fr. Weiler. [Source: Loyola Marymount University





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