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Xavier A. Cole, Ed.D.


Xavier A. Cole, Ed.D., with his commitment to the tenets of Jesuit education, his dedication to empowering his campus community, and his love of jazz is Loyola’s 18th president.

Dr. 科尔是第一个有色人种, 第二个外行人, to serve as president since Loyola’s founding in 1912. He is committed to strengthening the university by seeking mission-aligned partnerships, improving the school’s financial health and stability, and investing in those who work and learn here.

在洛约拉之前,博士. Cole was the Vice President of the Division of 学生事务 at Marquette University, 从2016年开始. He brought particular passion to access and engagement initiatives for first-generation students and students of color, including enhancing support for African American and Hispanic students, as well as expanding services for LGBTQ+ students. He also won praise for chairing Marquette’s COVID-19 Response Team, starting in the demanding days of March 2020.

比洛克西的产物, 密西西比州, he holds a bachelor’s in history from the University of 密西西比州, and a master’s degree in history from Miami University (Ohio). He discovered his passion for student affairs as a Resident Advisor at Ole Miss and then as a graduate hall director at Miami.

2013年,Dr。. Cole earned a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania. His dissertation explored the outcomes of mission and identity programs at U.S. Jesuit universities and analyzed their effectiveness in preparing future lay leaders at Jesuit universities. Its prescient title is “Answering the call: An examination of the development of lay leadership on Jesuit, 天主教大学校园.”

In continuing his interest in Jesuit education, Dr. Cole was a co-chair for the 任务优先级考试 at Marquette, and he was appointed as a visiting team member for the 任务优先级考试s at Creighton and Seattle universities.

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在担任马奎特大学的职务之前. Cole spent more than two decades shaping student life at higher education institutions in Maryland.

2014 - 2016年, he was vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Washington College, a small liberal arts college in Chestertown, Maryland, which holds the distinction of being the first college chartered in the sovereign United States. 1995年至2014年,博士. Cole held roles of increasing responsibility within the Division of Student Development at Loyola University Maryland, leaving Baltimore in 2014 as assistant vice president.

一种不寻常的爱好体现了Dr. Cole’s love of student life and makes him well-suited to a campus within the birthplace of jazz. At each stop in his career as a senior administrator, Dr. Cole, an accomplished trombone and euphonium player, has sought permission to audition for and play in student 乐团坑 and jazz bands. (His mother sang professionally; his father was a band leader.)

目前,博士. Cole serves as chair for the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Executive Doctorate Alumni Board. 2017年至2022年, he was vice chair and director of the education committee on the board of Messmer Catholic Schools, a K-12 network of Catholic schools serving Milwaukee’s north and west sides.

Dr. 科尔的丈夫是历史学家. Susanne DeBerry Cole and is the proud dog-father of a feisty cairn terrier named Mingus.


地点:221 Marquette Hall
Phone: (504) 865-3847


6363 St. 查尔斯大街
新奥尔良,LA 70118


The president's dining room is available for meetings.

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