Brief: Vice Provost steps down at end of semester

Maroon Staff

Provost Marc Manganaro announced Wednesday, Jan. 30, in an email to the faculty and staff that Lydia Voigt, senior vice provost for academic affairs, has decided to return to the faculty at the end of this academic year.Voigt was responsible for running the SACS Five-Year Review and earning Loyola near-perfect marks from the regional accrediting body. She also helped in implementing the Common Curriculum and has prepared the campus to launch the curricular revision beginning in fall 2013. Thom Spence, current chemistry department chairman, will be serving as vice provost beginning July 1, 2013. Spence will be focusing on Institutional Research and Effectiveness.