• Rebecca Chopp

    First Female Chancellor of University of Denver

    Rebecca Chopp, PhD, has been chancellor of the University of Denver since September 2014. Prior to that, she served as president of Swarthmore College, president of Colgate University, and as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Emory University. Chopp is a well-known scholar of progressive religious movements in American culture and has most recently focused her research on changing structures and cultures of higher education, on the role of liberal arts in a democratic society, and on religion and higher education. She is the author or editor of six books, including Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts (2013), which she co-edited with Haverford College President Dan Weiss. She has published more than 50 articles.

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