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Collection on the DePaul University Office of the Provost

Identifier: DPUA0086

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, notes, and reports related to the provost and the Office of Academic Affairs.


  • 1980-2015


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

DePaul University's provost serves as the chief academic officer, directing deans, faculty, and staff and communicating between faculty and the administration. DePaul's provost, housed within the Office of Academic Affairs, is appointed by the Board of Trustees and reports to the University President.

Helmut Epp, founder of the College of Communications (now the College of Computing and Digital Media [CDM]), served as provost from 2006 to 2012. Patricia O'Donoghue served as interim provost until Donald Pope-Davis was appointed in the summer of 2012. O'Donoghue again served as interim provost when Pope-David resigned in winter of 2012. David Miller of the College of CDM served as interim provost for the 2014-2015 academic year when O'Donoghue took office as interim president during Rev. Holtschneider's sabbatical during the fall of 2014. Marten denBoer was appointed provost in the summer of 2015.


0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

0.0002 Gigabytes

Language of Materials



Arranged in three series: 1. Provost Marten denBoer; 2. Provost Helmut Epp; 3. Provost Gladys Styles Johnston. See series level arrangements for organizational information. Electronic records are prefixed by E001 and organized at the end of each series. Consult staff for access to electronic records.

Physical Location

3/16/D/5 and SPCA\Collections\Processed_electronic_records\Office_of_the_Prov ost_Marten_denBoer

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession 1994.06; 2015.038

Related Materials

DePaul University Office of Advancement records; Vice President, Dean of Faculties records

Processing Information

L. Geiger 2016

Guide to Collection on the DePaul University Office of the Provost
L. Geiger 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the DePaul Special Collections and Archives Repository

John T. Richardson Library
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
Room 314
Chicago Illinois 60614