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DePaul professor claims broken rules, discrimination led to denial of tenure

DePaul professor claims broken rules, discrimination led to denial of tenure

Cailey Gleeson, Brita Hunegs, Ella Lee, Emma Oxnevad, and Keira Wingate

June 8, 2020

Dr. Lisa Calvente repeatedly told her students one thing while teaching at DePaul: You have agency, and your voice is powerful. On May 29, Calvente used her own voice to send a message. In a mass email to current and former students, Calvente wrote that she’d be leaving DePaul — but not by choice. ...

Tenured faculty highlights diversity issues at DePaul

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 18, 2019

Diversity among professors at DePaul is often criticized as limited. But among tenured professors on campus, the lack of diversity is even more significant.  Of the 528 total tenured professors at DePaul, The DePaulia was able to find 469 through DePaul’s website. The data collected by The DePa...

DePaul tenure process seeks student involvement

The CDM building (pictured above) houses DePaul’s undergrad and graduate game design programs. Both were ranked in Princeton Review’s Top 25 game design programs in their respective categories. (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

Brita Hunegs, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

At the end of Fall Quarter 2018, like clockwork, junior Halle Wagner’s email inbox lit up with a notification, one that all DePaul students get painfully used to seeing. The email from DePaul reads: “Dear Student, It is time to complete online evaluations for your current DePaul courses.”  Unl...

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