Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: DePauw University
  • Street Address: 313S. Locust Street
  • City: Greencastle
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Indiana
  • Zip Code: 46135

Submitted By

  • Name: Rachel C. Pitts, Esq.
  • Title: Associate Attorney
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
  • Telephone Number: 2057198868
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 28981
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 20
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: Yes
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 10/31/23
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/31/23
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 11/22/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Notification Samples.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 Months, Transunion, Alerts for credit monitoring; $1,000,000 insurance reimbursement policy fully managed identity theft recovery services from the date of enrollment.