Interim Vice President for Human Resources
Kathryn Stieber was named interim vice president in March 2012 for Human Resources (HR), which connects faculty and staff with the workplace programs, policies and resources that support the university’s mission and strategic plan. She also serves as the deputy general counsel of the Office of the General Counsel, which she joined in 2005.
In her role as deputy general counsel, Stieber has primary responsibility for all faculty and staff employment and employee benefits issues. She provides advice and counsel for employment-related matters and manages employment-related litigation.
Prior to joining the legal team at DePaul, Stieber was an associate in the Labor and Employment section of the international law firm Jones Day, and she served as a law clerk in Dallas to United States Magistrate Judge Jane J. Boyle. Stieber received her J.D., cum laude, from Southern Methodist University School of Law, where she was a published member of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Texas. She received her B.A. in political science from Northwestern University.
After graduating from Northwestern and prior to enrolling at Southern Methodist, Stieber worked in development and event planning for the Les Turner ALS Foundation. She is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the American Bar Association. She is president of the board of directors of Theater Wit in Chicago.