It's not even close. DePaul is ranked on a national level and Beliott is ranked #55 on a regional level. Plus, DePaul alumni include the last mayor of Chicago and his father who is considered one of the most respected mayors in American history. Plus, they have produced more than 250 judges in the Chicago area alone, which is more than any university in Illinois. I cannot even tell you about all the CEOs and company presidents that come from DePaul. Here is a partial list:
Richard Driehaus, CEO, Driehaus Capital Management
Jack Greenberg, former CEO, McDonald's Corporation
James M. Jenness, CEO, Kellogg Company
Edward J. Joyce, President and COO, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
Greg Silich, Entrepreneur, former Leo Burnett CFO
Laura Thrall, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, Inc
Bertram L. Scott, President, U.S. Commercial, CIGNA
Peggy Troy, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital and Health System
Frank M.Clark, Chairman and CEO, ComEd
Jeffrey S.Aronin, President and CEO, Ovation Pharmaceuticals
Brooks Boyer, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Chicago White Sox
Leticia Peralta Davis, CEO, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
Martin Jahn, General Director, Volkswagen Group RUS
Sister Catherine Ryan, CEO, Maryville Academy
Daniel Ustian, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Navistar International Corp.
Thomas Briatico, President of Maytag Corporation
Robert E. Goldberg, Former Chairman, Chicago Board of Trade
Victor Faraci, Former Senior VP Marketing, Warner Bros.
Kerrie L. Holley, Chief Architect of IBM Global Services and IBM Distinguished Engineer; IBM Black Engineer of the Year Award Recipient 2003
John W. Martin, Jr., Former Vice President and General Counsel Ford Motor Co.
William W. Moreton, President and CFO, Potbelly Sandwich Works
Diane M. Pearse, CFO, Crate and Barrel
Peter Pesce, Executive Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
Richard Rosenfield, Co-Chairman, California Pizza Kitchen
William M. Rudolphsen, Senior Vice President and CFO, Walgreens Co.
Daniel Ustian, CEO and President, Navistar International Corp.
Ernest R. Wish, Chairman of Wish Enterprises; Former Managing Partner, Coopers & Lybrand
Kathleen M. Waltz, President and CEO, Orlando Sentinel Communications
Daniel Krajnovich, CEO, United Healthcare of Indiana
Margaret G. McDermott, Executive Vice president and CEO, Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Chicago
Carol L. Schneider, President and CEO, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, Oak Lawn
Donna Thompson, CEO, Access Community Health Network