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‘Challenging days remain ahead’: DePaul approves budget for next two fiscal years

‘Challenging days remain ahead’: DePaul approves budget for next two fiscal years

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor May 23, 2021

After a financially turbulent year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, DePaul’s budget for the next two fiscal years have been approved — and big cuts are coming.  According to a Newsline post by President...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Students express frustration over CARES Act transparency as DePaul juggles budget

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

DePaul may have a cash crisis on the horizon, according to Chief Financial Operator Jefferey Bethke.  “You could imagine a situation where revenue has declined so sharply that we don’t have enough...

(Evan Sully / The DePaulia)

DePaul budget approved for 2020-21 academic year

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor March 8, 2020

DePaul has an $11 million budget gap for the 2020-21 academic year and has yet to determine what areas will see cuts, the university announced Friday. The Board of Trustees approved at its March 5 meeting...

DePaulia editors discuss enrollment decline and what it means for students, university budget

DePaulia editors discuss enrollment decline and what it means for students, university budget

Shane René and Brita Hunegs February 24, 2020

On this week's episode of Page 29, The DePaulia goes over last week's town hall held by President A. Gabriel Esteban, during which he discussed budget projections. Then, we hear about what that actually...

President Esteban at a town hall.

DePaul expects $14m tuition revenue shortfall

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2020

Since the 2019-2020 school year began, President A. Gabriel Esteban’s administration has been clear about the university’s top priority: Improve enrollment. But that won’t be so simple in the face...

President A. Gabriel Esteban at the 2019 State of the University address.

DePaul offers fewer classes as enrollment declines

With enrollment down, some required courses are not being offered as frequently which could lead to later graduation dates.
Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor February 23, 2020

As enrollment continues to decline at DePaul, students are seeing this effect in the form of fewer classes. The university is offering 797 fewer classes in Spring 2020 compared to Spring 2018, with declines...

Ross, T.J. Maxx and Marshalls make budget shopping easy for students

Ross, T.J. Maxx and Marshalls make budget shopping easy for students

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor January 12, 2020

Creating a space to call your own, finding stylish outfits or simply wanting warmly scented candles for a cheap price is a dream come true. Luckily, that dream is not out of reach with stores like Ross...

President Esteban speaking at 2019s State of the University address.

Declining enrollment will factor into DePaul’s 2020-21 budget

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor January 12, 2020

DePaul has begun its process for preparing a budget for the 2020-21 academic year, and the university says it must take enrollment declines into consideration. The university won’t have a budget until...

Graphic by Victoria Williamson

Trump’s new budget released

Budget proposal includes increases and cuts
Evan Sully, Staff Writer February 26, 2018

President Donald Trump has proven himself to be a president who spends lots of money that this country doesn’t have. On Feb. 12, Trump sent Congress a $4.4 trillion budget proposal, the second of his...

Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia

SGA releases budget, shows dwindling funding

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2018

Historically, students love to complain about DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA). Take a look at DePaul SGA on Facebook and you will find multiple low ratings and poor reviews. One of the...

Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia

Graduate students fight university for health insurance

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor January 22, 2018

Ph.D. students are fighting the university administration over access to health care, claiming the workload of teaching classes should warrant providing them equal benefits as other professors. University...

(Victoria Williamson, The DePaulia)

Libraries closing early due to budget cuts is unacceptable

Rachel Pride September 18, 2017

On Aug. 14, 2017, an announcement was made in the news section of the University Library website detailing a decrease in the service hours by two hours every day at the John T. Richardson Library and by...

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