What types of personal information? Social Security numbers for 5,800 students.
What was the response? Spokeswoman Susan Malisch sent a letter to all affected students saying they should take steps to safeguard their privacy.
The university is offering all affected students a year of free credit monitoring.
Malisch said there’s no evidence that the personal information has been accessed.
Details: Most of the Social Security numbers on the computer belonged to undergraduate students.
The desktop computer was used by the university’s Information Technology Services department.
Source: The Chicago Tribune, Aug. 10, “Loyola says 5,800 students at risk of ID theft”