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Dr. Heather Munns

Executive Director of Loyola Online


  • Loyola City College


Dr. Munns currently serves as the Executive Director of Loyola Online at Loyola University New Orleans.  For over 18 years, Dr. Munns has been a noteworthy leader in higher education known by her colleagues for her integrity and commitment to helping students achieve their educational goals. Throughout her educational journey, she has been a first-generation, nontraditional, and online student. Dr. Munns has utilized those experiences and her deep passion for helping students achieve their potential in mentoring and advising students.  She has received several awards, including one for Excellence in Leadership, and campuses under her direction have been recognized nationally for their diversity. She has served on several advisory boards focusing on improving student access.

Her educational background includes a BS in Business Administration, an MBA, and a doctorate in Education with an emphasis on Organizational Leadership. Her research focused on the interrelation of organizational culture and leadership style with ethical behaviors in admissions teams and their influence on student success outcomes.