|18th Chancellor of University of Denver|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Robert Coombe|
|14th President of Swarthmore College|
|Preceded by||Alfred Bloom|
|Succeeded by||Valerie Smith|
|15th President of Colgate University|
|Preceded by||Charles Karelis|
|Succeeded by||Jeffrey Herbst|
Kansas, United States
|Education||Kansas Wesleyan University (BA)|
St. Paul School of Theology (MDiv)
University of Chicago (PhD)
Rebecca S. Chopp is the 18th chancellor of the University of Denver, and the first female chancellor in the institution's history. Chopp is a former president of Swarthmore College and Colgate University.
Chopp received her B.A. from Kansas Wesleyan University, a Master of Divinity from St. Paul School of Theology and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Before Swarthmore, Chopp was the president of Colgate University. Before arriving at Colgate in 2002, Chopp was dean and Titus Street Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School. She spent fifteen years at Emory University before her tenure at Yale.
Chopp was also one of more than 100 college presidents in the United States to call for the drinking age to be lowered.
- Swarthmore College's 14th President - Biography 
- Rebecca Chopp, President-Designate: First Words 
- http://media.www.maroon-news.com/media/storage/paper742/news/2008/09/05/News/President.Chopp.Joins.In.Drinking.Age.Discussion-3417206.shtml Archived November 26, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Swarthmore College president resigns - Philly.com". Philly.com. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
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