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Academic convocation 2019

Sept. 12, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 5, DePaul faculty and staff marked the beginning of the 122nd school year during Academic Convocation at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church. 

The university congratulated newly tenured and promoted faculty, and recognized a number of faculty and staff with annual awards. This year's honorees included 30 Via Sapientiae Award recipients, the highest honor to acknowledge the contributions of individuals who have served the university.​ 

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul, delivered remarks during the event. Salma Ghanem, interim provost, also addressed attendees.