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DePaul Faculty Council addresses updated diversity report, student resources

DePaul Faculty Council addresses updated diversity report, student resources

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

April 8, 2019

DePaul’s Faculty Council discussed its updated diversity report as well as possible changes to textbooks and tuition at its April 3 meeting. After a request for an updated faculty diversity report, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs Lawrence Hamer was able to present the report with...

With fresh leadership, SGA sets ambitious goals

With fresh leadership, SGA sets ambitious goals

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Nahal Hashemian, the first Muslim president of DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA), is seeking to revitalize the organization’s image this school year through connecting with students and promoting diversity on campus. SGA has three main initiatives to achieve over the next school year:...

Student body most racially diverse in DePaul history

Student body most racially diverse in DePaul history

Danielle Harris

October 30, 2016

The face of the United States is changing as the population becomes increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. According to the Pew Research Center, if this trend continues, the “U.S. will not have a single racial or ethnic majority” by the year 2055. Read More »...

Lawrence Hamer appointed to run diversity initiatives

Lawrence Hamer appointed to run diversity initiatives

Kyle Woosley

September 26, 2016

As part of DePaul’s Speech and Race Action Plan, Lawrence Hamer was asked to lead diversity initiatives in the Office of Academic Affairs. The release of the plan could be seen as a result of the Milo Yiannopoulos controversy in the spring. The conservative speaker was invited to the university by...

One-third of DePaul students low income

One-third of DePaul students low income

Mariah Woelfel

January 31, 2016

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n the 17th floor of 55 E. Jackson Blvd., in a corner office enclosed by windows that look out onto the Chicago skyline, Division of Enrollment Management and Marketing Vice President David Kalsbeek keeps his head down, working to develop strategies to improve academic profiles of s...

Diversity at DePaul: The day-to-day fight for inclusion and equality

Diversity at DePaul: The day-to-day fight for inclusion and equality

Parker Asmann

May 31, 2015

Buried behind a variety of books and papers that occupy the entirety of her desk, Elizabeth Ortiz, the vice president of institutional diversity and equity, is up early to continue tackling an issue very close to her heart that is growing more and more complex each day: diversity. Read More »...

DePaul wins Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

Danielle Church

September 28, 2014

When DePaul was founded in 1898, women and students of Jewish background were admitted, even though other universities would not admit those students without a quota. By admitting students of different backgrounds from the start, the university has shown how its diversity values have always aligned wit...

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