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  • Rev. Guillermo (Memo) Campuzano, CM

    Vice President, Mission and Ministry

The Rev. ​Guillermo (Memo) Campuzano, C. M., became the vice president for DePaul’s Mission and Ministry division in March 2020.

A DePaul alumnus, Fr. Memo returns to his alma mater from an assignment at the United Nations, where he served as a representative for the Congregation of the Mission. He previously held multiple positions at DePaul, including director of the Office of Religious Diversity, university chaplain in Catholic Campus Ministry, as well as adjunct professor in the departments of Religious Studies, Catholic Studies, Modern Languages and the School for Public Service.

During his eight years at DePaul, Fr. Memo also helped design and implement an interfaith framework for service and learning called Vincentians in Action, a program that engages more than 2,000 DePaul students each year.

Fr. Memo has a vast experience with the Vincentian Family advocating for and developing systemic change programs for people left behind in our society. At the United Nations, Fr. Memo directed global advocacy on behalf of the Vincentian mission. He was the creator and coordinator for the Vincentian International Network for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation. He also served as chair of the United Nations’ Working Group to End Homelessness since 2017.

Born and raised in Colombia, Fr. Memo was ordained as a Catholic Vincentian priest in 1993. In 2018, he was among the 30 global experts invited to Rome by the Dicastery of Consecrated Life in the Vatican to discuss religious life.