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Ellen Meents-DeCaigny has been with
DePaul University since 1997, and in her current role as assistant vice
president and chief of staff, she is responsible for divisional initiatives related to
assessment and research, strategic planning, communications, budgets and human resources and information management.
Prior to her role as assistant vice
president, she served as student affairs director of assessment,
research and communication; coordinator of assessment and research;
director of the Office of Academic Enhancement and program director of
New Student Programs at DePaul.
She earned her PhD in higher education
from Loyola University Chicago, her MA in counseling and college student
development from the University of Maryland, and her BA in speech
communications from Drake University.