The Loyola Marymount University Board of Trustees has chosen a former administrator from another Jesuit institution to lead the Los Angeles campus, officials announced Friday.
Timothy Law Snyder will be the 16th president when he takes over in June. He will replace David W. Burcham, who has served as president since 2010 and is retiring. Burcham was previously the interim president and provost at the campus and a top administrator of Loyola Law School near downtown.
Snyder is Catholic but is not a priest and would be the school's second lay president. Burcham, a Protestant, was the first.
Loyola Marymount University has nearly 9,400 students. The school did not...