Born in Chicago
A History of Chicago's Jesuit University
Loyola University Chicago and the city of Chicago have evolved together for over a century, from the time of the Great Fire and Father Arnold Damen's founding of St. Ignatius College on 12th Street to the present day. Read about the intertwining, rich history of the Windy City and Loyola University Chicago in Born in Chicago: A History of Chicago's Jesuit University. Loyola University Chicago's first-ever history book was written by noted Chicago historian Ellen Skerrett and includes a foreword by renowned sociologist and author Fr. Andrew M. Greeley.