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Loyola Welcomes Interim Director of Career Services

Loyola press release - January 12, 2007

(New Orleans)—Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberta Kaskel as Interim Director of Career Services. Kaskel brings 17 years experience in career services to Loyola.

Kaskel’s primary responsibilities will be to provide leadership for the day-to-day operation of career services, direct employer outreach, provide staff development, and conduct a complete program review of career services. Kaskel will present a comprehensive report recommending the future direction of career services by June 1, 2007. Additionally, she will assist with the cultivation of future staff. As with all staff in the career services, Kaskel will see students for career coaching.

Most recently, Kaskel served as director of the career center at Clarkson University. Previously she was the director of the career center at Tulane University. Prior to her positions at Clarkson and Tulane, Kaskel worked at University of Maryland as associate director of the career center. Prior to that position, she was the director of student administrative services at Goucher College. At University of Maryland School of Law, Kaskel served as assistant dean for career services. At Hood College she was executive assistant to the academic vice president. At St. Mary’s College of Maryland, she held various positions as assistant to the vice president for planning and research, director of internships and director of academic advising.

Kaskel’s awards include University of Maryland School of Law Black Student Association Service Award and St. Mary’s County Woman of the Year award from St. Mary’s County, Maryland.

Kaskel received her bachelor of arts degree in history from Russell Sage College and her masters of arts in education at Michigan State University.

Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit-Catholic institution with a total student enrollment of 4,724 including 800 law students.