John Carroll
Thomas P. O'Malley dies at 79; former president of Loyola Marymount University

Thomas P. O'Malley, an engaging and scholarly priest who headed Loyola Marymount University during a period of significant expansion in the 1990s, died in Boston on Wednesday, apparently of a heart attack. He was 79. His death was announced by Boston College, where he was a professor and former dean. O'Malley was president of Loyola Marymount, the Jesuit campus in Westchester, from 1991 to 1999. A skillful fundraiser, he oversaw a capital improvement drive that raised $144 million, $16 million more than its goal. Among projects completed during his tenure were the Hilton Center for Business and the Burns Recreation Center. He also initiated the development of new residence...