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  Fr. Michael French
Fr. Michael French

Position:
Chaplain


In addition to being a familiar and friendly face for students on the Loyola College campus, Rev. Michael French, S.J., has worked with the Greyhounds' women's basketball program as the Team Chaplain for the past five seasons.

Fr. French is currently a part-time lecturer in Loyola's Computer Science Department, and he is the Superior of the Jesuit Community at the Provincial Residence on Roland Avenue in Baltimore. He also serves as Assistant to the Provincial for Individually Missioned Maryland Province Jesuits.

The Baltimore native has been on the Evergreen Campus since 1992 when he was appointed as a full-time lecturer in computer sciences. He worked in that capacity until 2002 when he reduced his class load to part-time.

Prior to working at the College, Fr. French was a mathematics and computer science teacher up Charles Street at Loyola Blakefield from 1983-1992.

Fr. French entered the Society of Jesus upon graduation from Loyola High School in July of 1964. He was ordained in Loyola College's Alumni Chapel in June of 1975.

Fr. French earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Fordham University. He later received a master's in mathematics from the University of Washington and another in computer science from Loyola.