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President Xavier Cole

Presidential Inauguration

Meet Dr. Xavier Cole:

  • Dr. Cole is the first person of color, and the second layperson, to serve as president of Loyola.
  • Prior to Loyola, Dr. Cole was the Vice President of the Division of Student Affairs at Marquette University.
  • Dr. Cole holds a bachelor's in history from the University of Mississippi, and a master's degree in history from Miami University (Ohio)
  • Dr. Cole added a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.
  • 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.


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Inaugural Missioning Mass

Thursday, November 9, 12:15 p.m.
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Inauguration Ceremony

Friday, November 10, 3 p.m.
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Inauguration Remarks

Read a transcript of President Cole's Inauguration address