Newsroom University of Denver (Chancellor)

2018
April
16,
2018
Dear Friends, I am very pleased to welcome Nancy Nicely to the University of Denver community in the role of Chief of Staff and Vice Chancellor, effective August 1. Nancy comes to DU from Swarthmore College and brings over two decades’ experience ...
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April
09,
2018
When asked to explain how higher education will stay strong, University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp insists that no one leader can go it alone. A flourishing future will require cooperation and partnership. Chopp shared that insight wit...
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April
03,
2018
On April 2, the University of Denver honored and recognized the sovereign political status of the Northern Cheyenne, Northern Arapaho and Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Nations. Their tribal flags were raised in a ceremony on the Driscoll Bridge and w...
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March
29,
2018
The Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise at the University of Denver today announces that Quarterly Forum (QF Group), which provided funding to launch the Social Enterprise Fellowship program in 2017, has pledged $500,000 to suppor...
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March
22,
2018
Four graduate schools at the University of Denver are ranked among the top 100 in the nation. U.S. News & World Report released today its 2019 Best Graduate School Rankings. The Daniels College of Business, Sturm College of Law, Graduate School o...
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March
15,
2018
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations has announced a $100,000 grant to the Univerisity of Denver to support DU Grand Challenges. Launched in October 2017, DU Grand Challenges brings together students, faculty, and community change-makers to address...
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March
07,
2018
The University of Denver has named Professor Marty Katz, who serves on the chancellor’s senior staff as senior advisor for academic innovation and design, as the new executive director for Project X-ITE — DU’s innovation, technology and entrepreneurs...
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March
01,
2018
One of DU’s most treasured traditions, the Founders Celebration, recognizes the individuals throughout the decades — from our founding in 1864 to the present day — whose dedication has made an indelible impact on the University of Denver. We cele...
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February
23,
2018
Ambassador Christopher Hill is Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global Engagement and Professor of the Practice in Diplomacy and the University of Denver. Prior to this position, Hill was the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studie...
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February
20,
2018
When you take over a program that has 32 national championships to its credit, that is recognized year after year as the most successful Division I program without football and that graduates 93 percent of its student-athletes, you have big shoes to ...
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February
19,
2018
The University of Denver today announced Karlton Creech as the new vice chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations, effective May 1, 2018. Creech comes to DU from the University of Maine, where he has served as Director of ...
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February
13,
2018
Ambassador Christopher Hill is Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global Engagement and Professor of the Practice in Diplomacy and the University of Denver. Prior to this position, Hill was the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studie...
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February
06,
2018
Building tomorrow’s university for tomorrow’s world. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp during this year’s State of the University address. Nearly 800 faculty and staff listened to Chopp’s remarks inside Hamilton Gymnasium ...
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February
06,
2018
Playing an Electone is like playing four instruments at once. Each hand dances across its own electronic keyboard, digitally programmed to mimic horns and strings and woodwinds. Below, one foot taps out a bass line on the pedalboard, while the other ...
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February
05,
2018
Beginning in the fall of 2018, the University of Denver will launch its new Pathways Scholarship program, awarding up to $7,500 in additional need-meeting financial aid grants to eligible students transferring from the Community College of Aurora or ...
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February
01,
2018
Building tomorrow’s university for tomorrow’s world. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp during this year’s State of the University address. Nearly 800 faculty and staff listened to Chopp’s remarks inside Hamilton Gymnasium ...
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January
18,
2018
Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce that Dr. Jeremy Haefner will join the University of Denver community as Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor effective July 15. Jeremy has served as a leader in higher education for nearly three decades....
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January
18,
2018
Did you know that during the 2017 academic year faculty members produced 929 distinct pieces of published research, including books, articles, book chapters, scholarly monographs, pieces of music and artwork? Or that we signed an open letter pled...
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January
15,
2018
More than 20 books bear his name; he speaks across the country on stages and cable TV screens. He’s made a name for himself as a prime provocateur, demanding the country take note of its flaws and fix them. (And yes, that was him in “The Matrix.”...
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January
11,
2018
The University of Denver Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams will soon have a new home at the Denver Tennis Park, a new $14 million public indoor/outdoor tennis facility which will be built in part thanks to two 1-million dollar gifts from Catherine “...
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2017
October
23,
2017
The University of Denver today announced the establishment of the innovative and transformational Joseph and Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology, made possible through a $20 million gift from Dr. Dennis Law and his mother, Loretta Law. This ...
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October
03,
2017
University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp announced today that the dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, will assume a new role with the University as Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global ...
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September
28,
2017
The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking ranks the University of Denver as a top 100 school that focuses on student success and learning. DU claimed the 96 spot, beating out Colorado College, CU Boulder, Colorado State Unive...
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September
22,
2017
The following message was sent to DU community members regarding today's announcement from the Department of Education. To read this message in Spanish, click here. ...
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September
12,
2017
The University of Denver has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top 100 institutions of higher education. The publication ranks DU 87th in its list of national universities. In determining its rankings,...
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September
08,
2017
In response to the remarks made by Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, University of Denver Chancellor Chopp shared the following message with the DU community. To read the message in Spanish, click here. ...
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September
06,
2017
The devastation revealed in the aftermath of the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years is staggering. Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have displaced more than 1 million people, damaged upward of 200,000 homes and left a path...
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September
06,
2017
For the first time since arriving on campus, first-year students gathered together on Tuesday morning as the class of 2021. Before the more than 1,500 students — decked out in red shirts — formed a large “DU” at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium, they to...
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September
05,
2017
In response to the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program as announced this morning by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp shared the following message with students, faculty and staff. To ...
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August
29,
2017
I write to inform you that Peg Bradley-Doppes has informed me that she will retire on June 30, 2018, after 13 years of transformative service as vice chancellor for Athletics and Recreation and director of athletics. When Dan Ritchie tapped Peg to...
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