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Chancellor's Office Staff

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.

  • Nancy Nicely

    Nancy Nicely

    Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff

     

    Phone: 303-871-4948
    Email: [email protected]

     

    Nancy Nicely works in partnership with numerous faculty, students, and staff across campus to help meet the strategic goals of the chancellor on behalf of the University. As Secretary to the Board of Trustees, Nicely works closely with the Board and members of the senior administration.  Additionally, she leads the implementation and communication of major campus and institutional initiatives and collaborates with and helps to coordinate the efforts of marketing and communications and human resources and inclusive excellence. Previously, Nicely served as secretary of the college and vice president for communications at Swarthmore College.

  • Brownell

    Claire Brownell

    Associate Director, Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff

    Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees

     

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

     

    Claire (MA, ’01) works in partnership with the senior vice chancellor & chief of staff and with the board of trustees to provide administrative support, including scheduling and managing special projects and events, such as the University’s commencement ceremonies. Claire earned her BA in art history from the University of Vermont and her MA in higher education from DU. She has worked in the Chancellor’s Office since 2003. 

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    Alex Lustig

    Project Manager

     

    Phone: 303-871-3698

    Email: [email protected]

     

    Alex supports and manages strategic projects for the chancellor and provost. She supports the realization of DU IMPACT 2025 by working directly with University leadership and others involved in implementation. She manages and tracks DU’s Community and Values initiative as well as other critical projects.

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    Rebecca "Parker" Parker

    Executive Writer

     

    Phone: 303-871-2111

    Email: [email protected]

     

    Parker 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 and MLS' 18) provides executive administrative support to the chancellor, including the management of her schedule.

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