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Fall quarter a ‘huge puzzle’ as DePaul plans for students’ return to campus

Fall quarter a ‘huge puzzle’ as DePaul plans for students’ return to campus

Ella Lee, News Editor

May 22, 2020

Social distancing from classmates in larger rooms, splitting classes into multiple rooms and “Zoom-ing in” from home — these are just a few of the ideas that top administrators are weighing for students’ return to campus this fall.  At a town hall on May 21, administrators took questions fr...

Administrators, faculty discuss options for fall quarter at DePaul Faculty Council meeting

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

May 7, 2020

DePaul will likely hold on-campus classes in the fall, but with a reduced physical footprint, Provost Salma Ghanem said during Wednesday’s Faculty Council meeting.  Though the university does not yet have a definite answer in regard to fall classes — and likely won’t until June 15 — admini...

DePaul faculty, staff send petition to upper administrators requesting protection of adjunct, term faculty as COVID-19 drags on

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Patsy Newitt and Ella Lee

May 1, 2020

DePaul faculty and staff sent a letter of petition to upper administrators today demanding DePaul’s leadership to consider collective strategies in minimizing the job loss of term faculty, adjunct faculty and staff. The letter has 331 signatures and was signed by members of every DePaul college a...

Jason Hill sues DePaul, upper administration for ‘campaign of intimidation and demonization’

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.

Ella Lee and Patsy Newitt

April 30, 2020

Philosophy professor Jason Hill has sued DePaul, claiming that it launched a "campaign of intimidation and demonization" after Hill published an op-ed in The Federalist which sparked outrage on campus by both students and faculty.  The lawsuit also names Scott Paeth, Faculty Council president, and Inte...

Student activists continue to protest DePaul while social distancing

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Sonal Soni, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2020

In an era of social distancing, student activists dissatisfied with DePaul’s response to COVID-19 are using alternative methods to traditional in-person protesting. The COVID-19 pandemic creates setbacks to student activist’s ability to organize, but DePaul student coalitions persist by utilizin...

DePaul provost to step down after medical leave

Marten denBoer, provost, offers remarks during the 120th DePaul University Convocation on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at St. Vincent de Paul Parish.

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

June 19, 2019

DePaul Provost Marten denBoer will be stepping down June 30, the university announced Wednesday in a campus-wide email. The announcement comes after eight months of medical leave, which began last October after denBoer revealed he has leukemia. “Serving as provost of DePaul University has been the...

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