Mother M. Edith Loughran (1919-1925) | Webster University

Mother M. Edith Loughran (1919-1925)

  • Born: 1857; died: 1941 President Loughran
  • Born in County Meath, Ireland
  • Earned an A.B. from Loretto College in 1920
  • Helped Webster obtain membership in the North Central Association in 1925
  • Built the original gymnasium, Idle Hour, in 1920.
  • Added courses and programs in Journalism, Physical Education, and Millinery