Congratulations to Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., who yesterday was inaugurated as the 16th president of Loyola Marymount University, the Jesuit university of Los Angeles. The Daily Breezereports:
Snyder, who succeeds President David W. Burcham, is the former vice president for academic affairs at Loyola University in Maryland. He also served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University, and as dean of science at Georgetown University, where he began his academic career.His teaching career has included 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.The Ohio native earned his doctorate and master’s degrees in applied and computational mathematics from Princeton University. He also holds a master’s degree in mathematics and bachelor’s degrees in psychology and mathematics from the University of Toledo.