The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePaul President Robert Manuel sits down with student media to discuss budgetary concerns April 14, 2023.

Manuel addresses Design DePaul, budget concerns at Faculty Council meeting

Samantha Moilanen, Former Online Managing Editor September 17, 2023

A year after DePaul President Robert Manuel’s tenure began, the university’s gap between revenue and expenses is now closed and the president’s Design DePaul sessions are completed. Still, while...

Robert Manuel at a Design DePaul event held on January 26,
2023, at the Holtschneider Performance Center, superimposed
over the logo of University of Indianapolis on the side of the
Greyhound Village which opened in 2016 during Manuels
tenure.

Costly consequences: How DePaul President Robert Manuel’s strategy and leadership left UIndy in the red

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor May 22, 2023

More than a decade ago, Robert Manuel used a metaphor at his presidential inauguration ceremony at the University of Indianapolis (UIndy) to convey a vision for the future of the institution, then...

The west entrance to the Schmitt Academic Center (SAC) on Jan. 9, 2023. Many Faculty Council representatives voiced their criticism on the budget to Provost Salma Ghanem last Wednesday, May 3.

Ghanem addresses Faculty Council reps criticism of DePaul’s budget process, lack of cohesion

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor May 7, 2023

The agenda for this month's Faculty Council meeting did not list either DePaul's budget gap or the Strategic Resource Allocation Committee (SRAC). Still, the topic dominated a portion of the May 3 meeting,...

Faculty Council President Sonia Soltero speaks to council members in attendance at a meeting last year.

Committee updates Faculty Council on anticipated budget gap: Team is ‘losing sleep’ to mend budget without impact to faculty and staff

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor March 6, 2023

At almost every Faculty Council meeting this academic year, one topic has dominated discussion more than any other: DePaul’s budget. Due to declining enrollment, cashflow obstacles caused by the pandemic,...

DePaul Provost Salma Ghanem has held the role of provost since 2018.

Faculty Council: University officials remain uncertain if budget will affect faculty hiring, long-term contracts

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor January 15, 2023

Following an annual report on status of faculty presented to DePaul Faculty Council members in attendance at Wednesday’s meeting, questions arose regarding the promotion and hiring in select departments...

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, Former Editor in Chief 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 last year.

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

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor 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, Online Managing Editor 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...

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