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18th University Chancellor

Introducing Rebecca Chopp, the University of Denver's 18th Chancellor

Rebecca Chopp

The University of Denver is happy to announce the selection of Rebecca Chopp, PhD, as the incoming chancellor of the University. She will officially become the 18th University chancellor before the start of the University's fall quarter in September.







Chancellor-elect Welcome event

Watch video of the first public event introducing incoming Chancellor Chopp to DU and the community.

>>Watch the full video of the event

About REbecca Chopp

Rebecca Chopp brings to the University more than 20 years of experience in higher education leadership, most recently as president of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. Before assuming the presidency of Swarthmore in 2009, Chopp served as president of Colgate University, dean of the Yale Divinity School, and provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Emory University.

She also is a well-known scholar of progressive religious movements in American culture. Her recent scholarship has focused on changing structures and cultures in higher education, on the role of liberal arts in a democratic society, and on religion and higher education.

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