Faculty and staff may notice some extra visitors on campus over the next few weeks. From June 27 to July 15, DePaul will host 130 Vincentian delegates from provinces around the world for the 42nd General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission.
This June, Faculty Council gained new leadership. After five years as president, Michaela Winchatz is stepping down to go on leave to conduct research, and vice president Bamshad Mobasher will take over the position beginning this fall.
During the 2015-2016 academic year, Staff Council had four main priorities: increase visibility to constituents; tighten council practices; access constituent values, interests and concerns; and increase collaboration with HR, Faculty Council, SGA and university partners. Read on to learn more about Staff Council's accomplishments this academic year.
A DePaul history professor lent her expertise to the director and screenwriter of "Free State of Jones," a Matthew McConaughey film inspired by the life of a farmer who led an armed rebellion against the Confederacy in Mississippi during the Civil War. The movie opens June 24.
In a pivotal moment in 1991, Daniel Makagon was the first person to ever play Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on the radio. Learn more about Makagon, now a DePaul College of Communication professor, and his current focus on DIY music culture and production.