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First faculty meeting of 2020-21 academic year discusses ongoing faculty concerns, Covid updates and more

Sonal Soni, Nation & World Editor September 19, 2021

Budget cuts, ongoing pay freezes and administrative disregard were priority discussion areas at the first faculty council meeting of the academic year. The meeting also covered a range of topics including...

Faculty Council raises concerns about lack of shared governance

Faculty Council raises concerns about lack of shared governance

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor June 3, 2021

DePaul recently announced the approved budget for the upcoming two fiscal years, despite faculty concerns over the issue of shared governance outlined in the faculty handbook. On May 15, a memo sent to...

The statue of Father John Egan outside of DePauls Lincoln Park campus.

Faculty Council: 92 percent of surveyed employees are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine or already have

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

CORRECTION: This story and its headline have been updated to reflect that 92 percent of surveyed employees are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine or already have — not 92 percent of all employees.  At...

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Annual faculty and diversity report reveals lack of representation among faculty compared to student body

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

The annual report on faculty and diversity revealed a lack of representation among faculty compared to DePaul’s student body at February’s Faculty Council meeting.  Cindy Pickett, DePaul’s associate...

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DePaul president: Student vaccinations won’t be mandated, faculty vaccinations ‘not such a big issue’

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

During a faculty council Q&A session, President A. Gabriel Esteban spoke to faculty regarding a Covid-19 vaccination process and expressed that it is not a priority for staff — nor will the university...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Faculty Council upholds term contracts, addresses declining student mental health

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer December 3, 2020

At the final Faculty Council meeting of 2020,  the council discussed the issue of termination of term faculty contracts along with how faculty can help students during a mental health crisis. The council...

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

SGA launches action plan to reimplement grading relief policies

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer 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...

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Faculty Council discusses Bethke stepping down, declining enrollment

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer 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...

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Covid-19, grading policy discussed at Faculty Council meeting

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer 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...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

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

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer 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...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

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

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer 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...

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Faculty Council president, SGA discuss tuition prices, online education

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer 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...

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