UW-Whitewater chancellor finalists named

MADISON, Wis.University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced five finalists who are being considered for the position of chancellor at UW-Whitewater.


A 22-member search and screen committee, chaired by UW-Whitewater Professor Jimmy Peltier, recommended the finalists to Reilly and a special committee of the UW System Board of Regents chaired by Regent Danae Davis of Milwaukee.


The five candidates will participate in public forums from April 23 to April 30, where they will interact with faculty, academic staff, classified staff, students and community members.  Reilly and the Regent committee will interview the finalists in Madison on May 7. The final appointment of a new chancellor must be confirmed by the full Board of Regents.



Campus Forum

Dr. Nancy Kleniewski

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bridgewater State College (Mass.)

Thursday, Apr. 24, 4pm

University Center, Room 259


Dr. Alfred J. Guillaume, Jr.

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Indiana University South Bend

Friday, Apr. 25, 4pm

University Center,  Summers Auditorium


Dr. Kenneth W. Borland

Interim President, East Stroudsburg University (Penn.)

Monday, Apr. 28, 4pm

University Center, Summers Auditorium


Dr. Richard J. Telfer

Interim Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Tuesday, Apr. 29, 4pm

University Center, Summers Auditorium


Dr. John W. Folkins

Chief Executive Officer, Bowling Green State University Research Institute (Ohio)

Wednesday, Apr. 30, 4pm

University Center, Summers Auditorium



The person chosen will become UW-Whitewater’s 15th chancellor, succeeding Dr. Martha Saunders, who now serves as president of the University of Southern Mississippi.