Notes from Rob

 
Supporting our diverse multi-faith community

Supporting our diverse multi-faith community

​​I hope you are having an excellent start to the fall quarter. The beginning of a new academic year coincides with some of the world’s major religions observing holy days. As we return to campus, I ask our university community to honor our values by... read more

Adjunct faculty climate survey results

Adjunct faculty climate survey results

​​On Aug. 30, when I shared the 2022 climate survey results, because of an unfortunate oversight, I did not include adjunct faculty data. As I explained in my follow-up communication, this omission intended no slight to our valued adjunct... read more

Welcome to a new academic year

Welcome to a new academic year

​Welcome to the 2022-23 academic year! Today marks the first day of fall classes and the official beginning of DePaul’s 125th anniversary celebration. As we celebrate the impact we have had on generations of students, we also look ahead to designing our future. I welcome the opportunity to honor DePaul’s 125 years with you at events throughout the next year.​

Academic Convocation 2022

Academic Convocation 2022

​​​​​​Good morning. ​Today marks exactly one month since I officially started as DePaul’s president. With every new day, I become more energized to be part of this diverse, creative, and dedicated community. I feel so fortunate to have the... read more

Climate survey follow up

Climate survey follow up

​On Aug. 30, I shared the 2022 climate survey results with all of you. In the responses I received, there was a question about why the survey summary did not include adjunct faculty data. I’m grateful for this request and happy to provide some context.All... read more

Climate survey results

Climate survey results

​As the excitement of a new academic year grows around us, I want to thank you for the opportunity to join our community. The conversations of hope and renewal I continue to hear as I listen to our faculty, staff, and students inspire me. We have many challenges in front of us — both internal and external — and I feel there is a new energy amongst us to address them all.

Let’s start the conversation

Let’s start the conversation

​​​I am thrilled to share with you my first university message as DePaul's president. I feel fortunate to be a part of this outstanding university, and I'm excited about all we will accomplish together. I spent a lot of time in Chicago these... read more