Newsroom University of Denver (Chancellor)

2018
August
19,
2018
At the University of Denver’s summer Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 18, a sea of family and friends came together in Hamilton Gymnasium to celebrate the accomplishments of 620 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students ready to embark on ...
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August
06,
2018
The Morgridge College of Education (MCE) is working toward addressing educational disparities in rural and underserved communities by implementing ECHO DU, a revolutionary distance education program originally developed by the University of New M...
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July
16,
2018
Thanks to the generosity of more than 19,500 supporters, the University of Denver celebrated one of the most successful years of fundraising and engagement in its 154-year history as alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends contribut...
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June
10,
2018
Far from the expected Commencement sentiments of following dreams, soaking up experiences and never giving up, Tim Schultz offered one very specific piece of advice for DU’s Class of 2018: volunteer. Go beyond hammering nails for a housing initiat...
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June
09,
2018
With all eyes on the capped and gowned students below, University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp urged the University’s new graduates to stand, turn and reciprocate the attention. Sitting in the crowd, she said, are the people who made your prese...
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May
30,
2018
The University of Denver and Chancellor Rebecca Chopp unveiled on Wednesday The Denver Advantage Campus Framework Plan. The Framework Plan is a long-term, flexible framework that explores ways DU can evolve over the years and decades ahead. It is...
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May
29,
2018
Since coming to the University of Denver more than three decades ago, Gregg Kvistad has taught classes, conducted research, chaired committees and served in myriad leadership roles: as chair of the political science department, as dean of the Divisio...
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May
18,
2018
The University of Denver and Chancellor Rebecca Chopp today announced the establishment of The Saunders Leadership Academy. Former University of Denver Trustee and Former Chairman and CEO of Visa Inc., Joseph (Hon. Ph.D. ’09, MBA ’68, BSBA ’67) and h...
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May
17,
2018
DU undergraduates have a lot on their minds. Do spatial associations of gender matter? How can we measure the complete phase structure of twisted light? Why have male threespine sticklebacks made a switch from a red throat coloration to a full-bo...
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May
11,
2018
When senior Morgan Smith comes to a fork in the road, he doesn’t choose either the path least or most traveled. Instead, he zigzags among the options, stitching together his own route to personal and professional development. It’s a great way to w...
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May
04,
2018
Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Hockey Coach Jim Montgomery has been named head coach of the Dallas Stars, the NHL team announced on Friday. The Pioneers will begin a national search for a new head coach immediately. Montgomery leaves the Univ...
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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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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
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
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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