DePaul University Newsline > Issue > June 13, 2019
Over the course of two years, some 94 DePaul students, alumni, faculty and staff contributed to filmmaker Meghann Artes' latest Project Bluelight short film, “Oh Baby!”
As David Kalsbeek, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Marketing, prepares to retire on June 30, we took the opportunity to sit down with him and reflect on his 22 years at DePaul. In this Q&A, Kalsbeek discusses enrollment and marketing strategies, as well as his thoughts on how DePaul is positioned to navigate challenges.
Earlier this spring, Sasha Gerritson, a member of the Board of Trustees; and her husband, Eugene Jarvis, made a donation to DePaul to establish the Opera Theatre Endowment. The endowment will support opera productions in the School of Music and designate the Donald E. Casey Lobby in the anticipated Sasha and Eugene Jarvis Opera Hall, scheduled for completion in spring 2020.
Earlier this spring, the Institute of Global Homelessness, housed at DePaul University, launched Santiago, Chile, as its latest Vanguard City. The initiative seeks to help 150 cities around the world end street homelessness by 2030.
The School for New Learning was founded nearly half a century ago. As the newly branded School of Continuing and Professional Studies, it continues to offer adult learners innovative programs that meet their needs.
On Thursday, June 20, DePaul will host the 2019 End of the Year Celebration. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend and mingle with colleagues as the university concludes another academic year.
They studied the higher education landscape, collected data, analyzed potential effects and reported the pros and cons of academic calendars using quarters and semesters. In the end, the 13-member Quarter to Semester Exploratory Task Force found benefits to both. Read on to learn more about the findings and view the final report.
Earlier this month, Diversity MBA named DePaul on its list of "Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work." DePaul ranked number 37 on the list of 50 organizations.
This June, "The Hollywood Reporter" ranked DePaul 21st on its list of "Top 25 Graduate Schools for an Acting Degree." The publication notes The Theatre School at DePaul is "a solid graduate program in the country's second largest theatre hub."
On May 31, DePaul hosted a gala honoring the School for New Learning. The event brought together university community members from across colleges and departments to celebrate the legacy of the school as it transitions to the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Six ceremonies will take place June 15-16 at Wintrust Arena, as graduates take part in DePaul’s 120th commencement.
On Thursday, June 13, the DePaul Art Museum will host a reception to mark the opening of the 2019 Senior Studio Seminar Exhibition. All members of the university community are welcome to attend the reception. The exhibition will be open during museum hours through commencement weekend, until Sunday, June 16.
The search committee for the Vice President for Mission and Ministry has reviewed the applicants for this position and recommended its list of finalists. The committee interviewed a strong set of religious and lay candidates, including external applicants and current DePaul employees. The finalists will participate in interviews with selected DePaul trustees, cabinet members and Dr. Esteban by the end of the month.