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Big raises coming for some DePaul faculty

Big raises coming for some DePaul faculty

Hannah Mitchell and Bianca Cseke

November 11, 2019

DePaul’s Faculty Council met on Nov. 6 to discuss an array of topics affecting the university, including the budget deficit, a new faculty compensation policy, a faculty climate survey, a diversity faculty council and the Grace School of Applied Diplomacy. University Financial Status: DePaul faces a...

DePaul Faculty Council weighs its priorities

DePaul Faculty Council weighs its priorities

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

October 7, 2019

DePaul’s Faculty Council discussed an array of items at a meeting Oct. 2, including the Faculty Council Budget Committee (FCBC)’s priorities list and the state of the university in a conversation with President A. Gabriel Esteban. After approving the council’s minutes and two Committee on Committees memos,...

A ‘yes’ to ‘banning the box’ at DePaul

A ‘yes’ to ‘banning the box’ at DePaul

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 6, 2019

DePaul Faculty Council approved a motion to “ban the box” at its June 5 — and final — meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year. The “Ban the Box” movement is a campaign to remove questions on college applications regarding an applicant’s criminal history. DePaul students Shelby Klingberg...

DePaul Faculty Council considers ‘banning the box’

DePaul Faculty Council considers ‘banning the box’

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 3, 2019

DePaul Faculty Council is expected to vote at its June 5 meeting on whether to remove the university’s admission application questions asking applicants if they have been responsible for a disciplinary violation and/or convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony. Students Against Incarceration (SAI)...

DePaul Faculty Council condemns content of Hill article, reaffirms academic freedom

DePaul Faculty Council condemns content of Hill article, reaffirms academic freedom

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

May 6, 2019

A week after the controversial article DePaul professor Jason Hill published in The Federalist received a strong response from students, Faculty Council voted to condemn the content of the article at its May 1 meeting. The vote for the resolution was 21-10-0. At the heated meeting, Faculty Council did no...

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...

Faculty Council addresses diversity report, SNL restructuring

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

February 11, 2019

DePaul’s Faculty Council offered several updates to university affairs as it addressed a newly released diversity report, amendments to the handbook and the School of New Learning restructuring at its Feb. 6 meeting. The diversity report’s data reflected self-reported racial demographics from 2002 t...

Faculty council meeting gets heated over SNL fate, race issues

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

October 8, 2018

Tensions flared Wednesday amidst proposals ranging from the university budget to questions institutional racism to restructuring the School of New Learning at the monthly Faculty Council meeting. The council met for over three hours, discussing a wide range of topics. Combating inst...

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