Katie Callow-Wright

Vice President and Chief of Staff
Office of the President

Edward H. Levi Hall, Suite 501
5801 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone:  773.795.3361
Executive Assistant: Dana Anderson, 773.834.3994, danaa2@uchicago.edu

Katie Callow-Wright was named Vice President and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President in September 2015.

In this role, Callow-Wright leads projects and initiatives at the direction of the President and the Executive Vice President, working in close collaboration with other senior leaders of the University. Callow-Wright coordinates day-to-day operations of the Office of the President, ensuring the necessary staffing, resources, and internal project management to achieve the objectives of the office. She has broad responsibility in areas such as campus master planning, strategic planning for centrally-managed initiatives, institutional analysis, and policy development, among others. 

Callow-Wright has over twenty years of experience in higher education. She came to the University in July 2000 to work in the Office of Student Housing, and served in a series of progressively more senior roles at the University including Assistant Vice President for Campus Life and Assistant Dean of the College from 2012-2014. 

Before coming to Chicago, Callow-Wright worked in student life at Baldwin Wallace College and at Colorado College. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from DePauw University and a master’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University