Leadership Notes

Leadership notes
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Official statements, messages and announcements to the DePaul community from university leaders.

Last May, as a complement to the ideas generated in the Designing DePaul sessions, Academic Affairs sought input to inform the work of the Strategic Resource Allocation Committee (SRAC)....read more

Today, I am very happy to share the launch of the Designing DePaul Initiatives website — your new resource for all information related to defining and designing DePaul’s future. ...read more

Last week, on Monday, Sept. 25, DePaul announced a number of changes to enhance campus safety for our university community....read more

FY25 update for budget planners

September 29, 2023

At Academic Convocation, Rob shared the draft Designing DePaul report, which includes initiatives that are the outcomes from the more than 50 listening sessions the president’s office hosted with more than 3,000 community members last spring....read more

Good news on student retention

September 28, 2023

​I’m writing to share some very good news. More of last year’s freshmen returned to DePaul for a second year than at any time since 2013!...read more

Today we celebrate the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul from whom we derive our name, vision, mission, and identity....read more

Advancement update for deans

September 26, 2023

A week ago, I sent a message to the broader campus community with some updates from Advancement, and I wanted to make sure I followed up with this group as we start to advance our work around the academic portion of the campaign. ...read more

Campus safety actions

September 25, 2023

In the last three weeks, our university community has witnessed an alarming increase in safety incidents on our Lincoln Park and Loop campuses. We want you to know how much we share your concern and will not tolerate these crimes that continue to occur on campus. We are actively pressing the mayor and elected officials for responses to help us in this effort so that we can get immediate support....read more

Robberies last night on campus

September 24, 2023

​Last night and early this morning, the university issued public safety alerts to report that two robberies and a battery had occurred on our Lincoln Park Campus between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m....read more

Among the many traditions at DePaul, we are close to celebrating a September tradition created around the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul - St. Vincent de Paul Heritage Week....read more