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.
- Claire Brownell
Special Assistant to the Chancellor
Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees
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.
- Sara Jess
Sara provides administrative support for the office, greets visitors and answers the general office line. She also schedules the Renaissance Room and assists with budget-related tasks.
- Allison Riola
Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
Allison (BA, '10) provides executive administrative support to the chancellor, including the management of her schedule.
- Ed Rowe
Director, Projects and Planning
Ed supports the University's strategic planning efforts, advises the chancellor on University matters, and serves as a liaison between senior administrators and other campus leaders.
Office of the Chancellor