Academic Affairs, Education, Higher Education

Dean of the College of Communication

  • DePaul University
  • Chicago, IL

Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission, which follows the teachings of St. Vincent de Paul, DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic institution of higher education and also the largest private university in the Midwest. Anchored in the global city of Chicago, the university is committed to outstanding teaching, academic excellence, real world experience, community engagement, and systemic change. DePaul prepares graduates to be successful in their chosen fields and agents of transformation throughout their lives.

Reporting to Provost Salma Ghanem, the next dean will oversee 32 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 17 non-tenure-track faculty, approximately 73 adjuncts, and a total staff in the Office of the Dean of 14. The dean oversees a budget of approximately $42 million.

View and download the full position profile here.

Applications are welcomed as soon as possible and should include a complete résumé or vita and a letter of candidacy that responds to the aforementioned agenda for leadership and the desired skill sets and attributes for a new dean. All application materials will be considered in full confidence and should be submitted electronically to

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