• Denise Mattson
    December 17, 2014

    Nationally over the past 20 years, 31 million community college students did not complete their associate degree, let alone their bachelor's, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. DePaul's strategic plan seeks to buck that trend by strengthening programs that focus on critical student transitions - like transferring - and increasing retention and graduation rates.

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  • Jane Connelly
    December 17, 2014

    The holiday season is here, and with it the attendant feelings of excitement, anticipation, and stress. DePaul University students have asked themselves the same questions for decades: What should I give? Who can I help? And how many parties can I fit into one month? This December, University Archives looks back at favorite DePaul holiday traditions, from gift exchanges to social events for a cause.

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  • Elizabeth Clements
    December 17, 2014

    In five short years, Patricia O'Donoghue reinvented alumni engagement, served twice as interim provost and, for the past five months, stepped in as interim president for the university. As she prepares to retire at the end of December, DePaul is reflecting on her many contributions to the university.

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  • Jen O'Brien
    December 10, 2014

    At this year's Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning, faculty, staff and students identified strategies for helping students persevere and succeed in college. The most prominent idea? Get rid of the grading curve.

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