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DePaul’s Black affinity groups call on university for change in letter to administration

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor April 27, 2021

Update (5/2/2021):President A. Gabriel Esteban released a statement to DPUBLC in response to the contents of the letter. His statement reads: "I want to thank DePaul students, faculty and staff of African...

Students walk on the Quad, located on the Lincoln Park campus.

Esteban, other top admins discuss pandemic’s impact on DePaul community

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2021

The Office of Alumni Relations held a roundtable discussion with several prominent panelists including President A. Gabriel Esteban and interim Provost Salma Ghanem.  Moderated by Daniel Allen, senior...

‘A veiled threat’: Changes to racist clause in faculty handbook stalled by provost

‘A veiled threat’: Changes to racist clause in faculty handbook stalled by provost

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor February 11, 2021

In early 2019, DePaul professors Valerie Johnson and Quinetta Shelby began questioning the language and purpose of a clause in the university’s Faculty Handbook that states “a pattern of extreme intimidation...

Interim Provost Salma Ghanem.

DePaul faculty council, president spar over provost search

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

DePaul’s Faculty Council leadership and President A. Gabriel Esteban are at an impasse on whether to conduct a formal review of Interim Provost Salma Ghanem due to issues of shared governance. DePaul...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul interim provost discusses fall quarter, online learning at virtual seminar

Nika Schoonover July 30, 2020

On July 30, the Downtown Future Series held an online seminar to discuss restructuring the urban university amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. The event was organized by the Chicago Loop Alliance and moderated...

DePaul professor sues university for racial discrimination, retaliation

DePaul professor sues university for racial discrimination, retaliation

Ella Lee, Emma Oxnevad, and Brita Hunegs June 9, 2020

Dr. Lisa Calvente, a communication professor at DePaul, is suing the university on the grounds on racial discrimination, retaliation and breach of contract. Following an atypical tenure denial, her contract...

Interim Provost Salma Ghanem.

DePaul selects new communication dean

Jasmine Armand May 27, 2014

Following a nation-wide search, Salma Ghanem has been selected as the new dean of the College of Communication. Ghanem has been the dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Central Michigan...

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