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SGA launches action plan to reimplement grading relief policies

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.
November 15, 2020

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) is encouraging students to participate in its email action plan in an effort to urge the DePaul administration, Faculty Council and college deans to reinstate...

Faculty Council discusses Bethke stepping down, declining enrollment

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
November 4, 2020

The November Faculty Council Meeting invited DePaul’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bethke to answer questions from members, as he will be stepping down from his position...

Covid-19, grading policy discussed at Faculty Council meeting

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
October 7, 2020

In the second meeting of the academic year, DePaul’s Faculty Council discussed a series of matters including the university’s Covid-19 case status, more resolutions on the grading policy, student voting...

Faculty Council discusses Election Day, posthumous degrees at first meeting of the quarter

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
September 9, 2020

In their first meeting of the new school year, DePaul Faculty Council discussed a variety of motions, including the passing of Election Day as a university-wide holiday Wednesday afternoon.  The meeting...

Faculty Council president: 73 in-person classes fall quarter, online winter quarter ‘expected’

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
August 19, 2020

Faculty Council President Scott Paeth held a Q&A session Wednesday where the looming topics of course instruction, CARES Act funds, faculty tenure and other matters were discussed.  “This is...

Faculty Council president, SGA discuss tuition prices, online education

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
August 18, 2020

Faculty Council President Scott Paeth and  the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed tuition prices, improving the university’s diversity profile and the quality of online education for students...

DePaul Faculty Council holds impromptu meeting to discuss fall quarter

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.
August 5, 2020

DePaul Faculty Council hosted an impromptu meeting Wednesday discussing what the upcoming fall quarter could look like considering the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Chicago. Members discussed necessary...

DePaul’s enrollment numbers trending higher than expected: VP of enrollment management

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
June 4, 2020

Though many feared a dramatic decrease in the number of freshmen committing to DePaul, as well as continuing students, the numbers are much better than expected. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, DePaul...

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

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
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...

DePaul Faculty Council votes to offer ‘pass/fail’ grading option for students

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
April 8, 2020

DePaul faculty council voted unanimously to allow all undergraduate students to opt into a pass/fail grading system for any and all of their classes this spring quarter. To get a “pass” grade, students...

DePaul faculty diversity upsets but doesn’t shock

DePaul faculty diversity upsets but doesn’t shock
February 16, 2020

A report released by Faculty Council last week pointed to a notable lack of diversity among full-time faculty, a pattern that students have long been aware of. According to the report, full-time faculty...

Page 29: DePaulia editors share takeaways from covering Iowa caucuses

Page 29: DePaulia editors share takeaways from covering Iowa caucuses
February 10, 2020

On this week's episode of Page 29, DePaulia editors who covered the Iowa caucuses share their main takeaways. Then, we go over Faculty Council's latest report on diversity. https://soundcloud.com/page29/page-29-depaulia-editors-discuss-iowa-caucuses-faculty-council-diversity-report

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