Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, CM

Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, CMRev. Dennis Holtschneider, CM
DePaul University

Father Dennis Holtschneider is president of DePaul University, the nation’s largest Catholic university with more than 25,000 students. DePaul University was founded in 1898 to make educational opportunities available to the children of immigrants and continues to this day its outreach to first-generation, minority, and low-income students.  
A Vincentian priest ordained in 1989, Father Holtschneider holds degrees in mathematics and theology and received a doctoral degree in Higher Education Policy from Harvard University. His research focuses primarily on the religious character of Catholic colleges and universities. He is a director of the Chicago Economic Club and the Chicago History Museum, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and currently serves as chairman of the board of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), the national association of all Catholic universities in the United States.


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