Skip to Content

About the Office

Statement of responsibility

The chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University of Denver and exercises broad responsibilities for all aspects of the operation of the University. The chancellor reports to the board of trustees.

As the dynamic and innovative leader of the University, the chancellor shares the University's vision, promotes its values, embraces its mission and ensures that it meets its goals.

Office Staff

  • Brownell

    Claire Brownell

    Executive Assistant to the Chief of STaff
    Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees


    Phone: 303-871-4876
    Email: [email protected]


    Claire (MA, '01) is the primary staff liaison to the Board of Trustees, works with Chancellor Chopp regarding student and family concerns, and is responsible for Chancellor and University events.

  • Alex Lustig's headshot

    Alex Lustig

    Project Manager


    Phone: 303-871-3698

    Email: [email protected]


    Alex supports the realization of DU IMPACT 2025 by working directly with University leadership and others involved in implementation. She manages and tracks a number of critical projects for the chancellor and provost.

  • Rebecca Parker headshot

    Rebecca "Parker" Parker

    Executive Writer


    Phone: 303-871-2111

    Email: [email protected]


    Rebecca provides writing and research support for the Office of the Chancellor, contributing to reports and other collateral, and working closely with the Division of Communications and Marketing.

  • Riola

    Allison Riola

    Executive Assistant to the Chancellor


    Phone: 303-871-4201
    Email: [email protected]


    Allison (BA, '10) provides executive administrative support to the chancellor, including the management of her schedule.