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In her own words

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Chancellor Rebecca Chopp brings the University’s bold vision to life both on and off-campus through regular speeches, appearances and interviews. Here is just a sampling of her words on DU, its values and its future, presented over the past year.

Diversity Summit--Jan. 20, 2017

State of the University--Oct. 5, 2016

Pioneers for Diversity Luncheon—April 22, 2016

Founders Gala—March 3, 2016

Founders Fest—March 3, 2016

Founders Forum Welcoming Remarks—March 2, 2016

Black History Month Reception—Feb. 25, 2016

DU Research and Performance Summit—Jan. 29, 2016

Diversity Summit Luncheon Remarks—Jan. 22, 2016


student ie center opening First-Year Dinner Remarks—October 2015

Chancellor’s Inaugural Address—Sept. 18, 2015

Pioneer Passage—Sept. 8, 2015

Undergraduate Commencement Charge—spring 2015

Graduate Commencement Charge—spring 2015

Boettcher Scholars Reception—Feb. 28, 2015



External News Coverage

The Aaron Harber Show  airing in June 2016 featured Chancellor Rebecca Chopp, with University of Northern Colorado and Metropolitan State University presidents, discussing the importance of higher education to the health of Colorado. The show is a weekly program airing on KCDO-TV (K3 Colorado) promoting mutually respectful civil discourse.

DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and the reward of a quality education-Denver Business Journal, April 18, 2016

Building the Stanford of Denver at the speed of an entrepreneur-Denver Post-March 26, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Chopp charts new direction for University of Denver-Denver Post-Sept. 19, 2015



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