The Divisional Council (council) is one part of the
participatory leadership in the Division of Student Affairs at DePaul University.
The Divisional Council consists of the vice president, the 5
members of the vice president’s cabinet, the 14 directors of the departments in
the division, the associate dean of students, the divisional business manager,
the divisional marketing communications specialist and the divisional
technology project leader.
The purpose of the council is to:
Share in collaborative decision-making for the
Engage in short and long-range planning and
Assist in problem-solving
Build relationships among members of the division
in order to promote trust and transparency regarding decisions reached
Ensure the proper scope and efficiency of
communications in the division
Intentionally represent the perspectives of the
different departments, professional activities and staff that exist in
The council meets twice per month during the
academic year and also meets for 2 retreats annually.