​​​​​​​September 3, 2015

DePaul University faculty, staff and other members of the university community gathered at the St. Vincent de Paul Church on Thursday, Sept. 3 for the 2015 Academic Convocation, an annual ceremony to mark the start of the academic year. Father Holtschneider welcomed new and returning faculty and staff, and presented nearly 30 faculty and staff with awards. DePaul's new provost, Marten denBoer, also greeted attendees and gave his first speech​ as a member the university.

Photos by Jeff Carrion and Jamie Moncrief