UW-Whitewater chancellor finalists named

April 30, 2019

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Whitewater.

An 11-member search and screen committee, led by Regent Tracey Klein and UW-Whitewater Associate Professor Eric Compas, recommended a list of finalists. The Special Regent Committee determined that the following finalists will continue in the selection process.

The four candidates will participate in separate public forums, offering opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members to interact directly with them. There will also be opportunities to provide feedback on the candidates to the search committee.

Chancellor finalists open forums (livestream):   UW-Whitewater NetID log in »   |   Community log in »   |   Regents/President Cross log in »

FINALISTS

(Listed in the order they will visit campus)


Dwight C. WatsonDwight C. Watson

Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, Southwest Minnesota State University
Curriculum vitae >>

Whitewater campus open forum
3-4:15 p.m. Thursday, May 2, Timmerman Auditorium, Timothy J. Hyland Hall

Community reception
6-6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 2, Innovation Center at Whitewater University Technology Park

Rock County campus open forum
10-10:45 a.m. Friday, May 3, Hyatt Smith Commons


Philip K. WayPhilip K. Way

Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Slippery Rock University
Curriculum vitae >>

Whitewater campus open forum
3-4:15 p.m. Monday, May 6, Timmerman Auditorium, Timothy J. Hyland Hall

Community reception
6-6:45 p.m. Monday, May 6, Innovation Center at Whitewater University Technology Park

Rock County campus open forum
10-10:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, Hyatt Smith Commons


Guiyou HuangGuiyou Huang

Chancellor, Louisiana State University of Alexandria
Curriculum vitae >>

UPDATE: This candidate has withdrawn from consideration for the position and the campus visits have been cancelled.


Cheryl F. GreenCheryl F. Green

Interim Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Curriculum vitae >>

Whitewater campus open forum
3-4:15 p.m. Thursday, May 9, Timmerman Auditorium, Timothy J. Hyland Hall

Community reception
6-6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 9, Innovation Center at Whitewater University Technology Park

Rock County campus open forum
10-10:45 a.m. Friday, May 10, Hyatt Smith Commons


President Cross and the Special Regent Committee will interview finalists May 17. The Special Regent Committee, chaired by Regent Tracey Klein, includes Regents Mike Jones, Regina Millner, Janice Mueller, and Drew Petersen. They will recommend one candidate to the full Board of Regents, which must approve the appointment.

The person selected through this process will be UW-Whitewater’s 17th chancellor.

For more information about the search process, visit https://www.uww.edu/chancellor-search.