Rebecca Chopp Appointed Chancellor of the University of Denver

Rebecca Chopp has been selected as the 18th chancellor of the University of Denver. Since 2009, she has served as president of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. When she takes office this summer, Dr. Chopp will lead an institution with more than 5,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students. Swarthmore College enrolls about 1,550 undergraduates.

Before serving as president of Swarthmore College, Dr. Chopp was president of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Earlier in her career, she was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Emory University in Atlanta.

Dr. Chopp is the author of several books including The Power to Speak: Feminism, Language, God (Crossroad, 1989). She is the co-editor of Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

A native of Kansas and a graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University, Dr. Chopp earned a master of divinity degree from the St. Paul School of Theology in Leawood, Kansas, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.


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