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The Student News Site of DePaul University

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The Student News Site of DePaul University

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DePaul faculty went two years without receiving a raise between Jan 2020 and Jan 2022.

Raises green-lit for DePaul faculty and staff

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor December 1, 2022

In an emailed correspondence on Thursday, DePaul president Robert Manuel notified faculty and staff that approved raises will take effect on Jan 1. Because of the university’s increased financial...

DePaul Provost Salma Ghanem walks with a group of faculty members during the introduction of the academic convocation on Sept. 1.

‘Not just how can we cut, but how can we invest’: Enrollment, climate discussed at Nov. Faculty Council meeting

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, Print Managing Editor November 7, 2022

Across the U.S., colleges and universities are dealing with significant declines in enrollment.  As student bodies decrease in size, so do university budgets, prompting university officials to brainstorm...

DePaul Athletic Director DeWayne Peevy said DePaul needs to do more to become a top-tier destination for student athletes coming out of high school.

AD Peevy demonstrates athletics’ importance to Faculty Council, urges support

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor October 9, 2022

DePaul Athletic Director DeWayne Peevy paid a visit to Faculty Council at the group’s meeting on Wednesday to discuss the importance of athletics at the university. Peevy gave a presentation and spoke...

DePaul President Rob Manuel hands an award to a faculty member at the academic convocation on Sept. 1.

President Manuel shares thoughts on DePaul’s future with Faculty Council

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor September 18, 2022

When it was time for DePaul's President Rob Manuel to speak at Wednesday's Faculty Council meeting, he approached the whiteboard at the front of the room to write down and underline the word "value." "We...

Faculty Council President Sonia Soltero speaks at Convocation on Sept. 1.

Faculty Council optimistic of improved governance with new president

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor September 11, 2022

A new academic year can instill hope and optimism on college campuses. Feelings like these are heightened for DePaul's Faculty Council this year with the arrival of the university's new president. On...

Faculty Council President Sonia Soltero speaks to council members in attendance at a meeting on April 6.

Faculty Council Elections: Sonia Soltero to remain president in 2022-2023

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Faculty Council Beat Reporter June 7, 2022

DePaul Faculty Council held its elections for the 2022-2023 academic year at last Wednesday’s meeting. The positions voted on were president, vice president, secretary, three at-large members of Faculty...

Faculty Council member Andrea Kayne speaks to members in attendance at a meeting in April.

Juneteenth to become DePaul holiday pending approval, will require changes to summer session class format

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Faculty Council Beat Reporter June 6, 2022

Wednesday's Faculty Council meeting, the last of the academic year, revealed that Juneteenth is likely to become an official holiday at DePaul starting in 2023. The news came through a scheduled item...

DePaul faculty, staff awarded one-time payment due to budget surplus

DePaul faculty, staff awarded one-time payment due to budget surplus

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Faculty Council Beat Reporter May 22, 2022

DePaul administrators announced that university faculty and staff will receive a one-time payment on Friday, May 20, according to Newsline. Due to “increased financial pressure faculty and staff are...

Uncertainty looms over DePauls Ukrainian relief plan

Uncertainty looms over DePaul’s Ukrainian relief plan

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Faculty Council Beat Reporter May 8, 2022

DePaul enrolled 100 Ukrainian college students in online courses at no charge to support their continuing education amid the war with Russia in April. The project registered students from Ukrainian Catholic...

Faculty Council member Andrea Kayne speaks to members in attendance at a meeting in April.

Faculty Council makes handbook changes related to Term, Adjunct Faculty

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Faculty Council Beat Reporter May 8, 2022

Correction: This article was changed to reflect that the motion to support long-term contracts for term faculty members serving as senior professional lecturers was tabled, not approved. The headline was...

Sonia Soltero, Faculty Council President, speaks at the council meeting on April 6 where they voted to keep term faculty.

Faculty Council vote allows four departments to keep term faculty

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Faculty Council Beat Reporter April 10, 2022

DePaul’s Faculty Council voted unanimously Wednesday to grant four departments exemption from staffing guidelines for term faculty provided in the faculty handbook. The handbook defines term faculty...

DePaul is currently one of only 23 percent of private American universities that does not offer its students health insurance.

First faculty meeting of 2020-21 academic year discusses ongoing faculty concerns, Covid updates and more

Sonal Soni, Nation & World Editor September 19, 2021

Budget cuts, ongoing pay freezes and administrative disregard were priority discussion areas at the first faculty council meeting of the academic year. The meeting also covered a range of topics including...

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