The Loyd Residential Community Director (RCD) work in partnership with the Faculty in Residence to guide the Loyd Leadership Team in the Development of the Commons.


The Loyd Residential Community Director is responsible for bonding together each member of the Loyd Leadership Team into a cohesive group. This includes the Faculty in Residence, Resident Assistants, Commons Council, Resident Community Chaplain, Peer Leaders & Mentors, as well as other campus partners. The Loyd RCD also does the following:

  • Advises the Commons Council Executive Board
  • Manages Student Conduct for the commons
  • Supervises the Resident Assistants
  • Oversees all administrative processes for the Loyd Commons

Ty M. Krueger has been at SMU since the July 2008 and had previously served six years as the RCD for the former Fine Arts Community in Mary Hay & Peyton Halls. Ty has been with Loyd Commons since it opened in August 2014. 

Ty is originally from Monroe, Michigan and received two Bachelor of Music Degrees from Grand Valley State University in Bassoon Performance and Organ Performance. Ty also attended Kansas State University for masters work in Counseling & Student Development.

Ty also served four years as a Regional Advisor for the southwest region for the National Residence Hall Honorary and serves as the campus Chapter Advisor for the organization.

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