George C. Fatheree III, who teaches at the LMU Loyola Law School, helped close a deal involving photographic images that document much of Black American history in the 20th century.
James Lovell, a captain in the U.S. Navy (ret.), was navigator on Apollo 8, the first mission to orbit the Moon, and commander of Apollo 13. He has received several honors including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the French Legion of Honor, and two Navy Distinguished Flying Crosses. After his retirement in 1973, Lovell served as president of Bay-Houston Towing and Fisk Telephone Systems and executive vice president of Centel Corp. Lovell delivered the commencement address at the 2014 Commencement Exercises on May 9, 2014.