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DePaul University board welcomes three new trustees

​​​​headshots of Michael Canning, Kevin Keeley and Malik Murray 

(From left) Michael Canning, Kevin Keeley and Malik T. Murray recently joined DePaul University's Board of Trustees.
CHICAGO — Three distinguished leaders from the fields of investment advising and the restaurant industry recently joined DePaul University’s Board of Trustees. The board elected Michael Canning, owner of The Glenview House restaurant in Glenview and group partner of One North Kitchen and Bar in Chicago; Kevin Keeley, president of Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC; and Malik Murray, senior vice president and head of business development at Ariel Investments.

“I’m delighted DePaul’s Board of Trustees is gaining three leaders in the financial and hospitality industries who will serve as tremendous assets to our university,” DePaul President Robert L. Manuel says. “Our newest trustees will further strengthen our board as we deliver on the commitment to shared governance while also deepening our ties to our Catholic, Vincentian mission and extending DePaul’s social capital. I look forward to our close collaboration, and I appreciate their willingness to share their skills with our university.”

“We are grateful to these new trustees for their willingness to offer their expertise and perspective to the work of the board,” says Gerald Beeson, chair of the board of trustees. “Their dedication to the university’s mission will have a great impact on DePaul. On behalf of my fellow trustees, I look forward to working with them over the years to come.”

DePaul’s Board of Trustees is responsible for shaping the strategies that best promote the fulfillment of the university’s mission and values.

Learn more about DePaul’s newest trustees:

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Michael Canning (Photo courtesy of Michael Canning)
Michael Canning is a restaurateur who owns The Glenview House in Glenview and is a partner in the group that owns and operates One North Kitchen and Bar in Chicago. He currently sits on the board of directors for PAWS Chicago, The Chicago Zoological Society and the Northwest Community Hospital Foundation Board. Canning has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from DePaul’s College of Commerce, now the Driehaus College of Business.

Kevin M. Keeley is president of Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment management firm based in Chicago that manages mutual funds, pension funds, endowments, public funds, religious organizations and high-net worth individuals. He also serves as a director of Teton Advisors, Inc. and as president and co-chairman of the board of directors of the Keeley Funds. Keeley is also the managing partner of Joley Partners, LLC.

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Kevin Keeley (Photo courtesy of Kevin Keeley)
Keeley serves with the Keeley Family Foundation. He is a trustee of the Chicago Zoological Society and is a member of the advisory board of the Barbara G. & John L. Keeley, Jr. Center for Emergency Medicine Education at Loyola Medicine. The Keeleys are longtime supporters of DePaul and helped create the John L. Keeley, Jr. Center for Financial Services in the Driehaus College of Business, to honor his late father. Kevin M. Keeley remains connected to the center through his service on its executive advisory board.

Malik T. Murray is a senior vice president and head of business development and institutional marketing at Ariel Investments, a global, diversified asset management firm that serves individual and institutional investors through no-load mutual funds and separate accounts. He has been with the firm since December 2004. Previously Malik spent eight years with Bank One Brokerage, most recently serving as the lead broker on the European shift for its international exchange-traded products group.

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Malik Murray (Photo courtesy of Malik Murray)
Murray is a Double Demon with a bachelor’s degree in finance from DePaul’s College of Commerce, now the Driehaus College of Business, and an MBA in finance from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. A four-year letter winner on the men’s basketball team under Head Coach Joey Meyer, he delivered the commencement address for the Driehaus College of Business in June 2022 and established the Malik T. Murray Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Basketball and Finance at DePaul.

Murray is a member of the executive committee of the board of trustees of Saint Ignatius College Prep where he chairs the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging |School Culture committee. He also endowed the Linda Diane Murray Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion endowment in his mother’s memory to help subsidize tuition for deserving students at the school. Murray is a member of DePaul’s Finance Advisory Board and also serves on the executive committees for the National Association of Securities Professionals and the DePaul Business Advisory Council.


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