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Four named as finalists for SIUE chancellor’s job


From Illinois Business Journal news services

Four individuals, all from outside the campus community, are finalists for the job of chancellor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee says each of the candidates will be on campus interviewing for the position over the next few weeks.

A letter was sent out to the campus community Monday by Gireesh Gupchup, dean of the School of Pharmacy, who is chairing the search committee.

Each candidate will present at a public forum on the topic, “Advancing SIUE in a Financially Challenging Climate.” A video recording of the candidate’s public forum on the Edwardsville campus will be posted to the Chancellor Search website ( for a limited period following the conclusion of each candidate’s visit.

The background of each candidate is also available on the SIUE Chancellor Search website. Here is an overview of the candidates and their planned visits:

Candidate 1 (Wednesday, April 20 – Friday, April 22)
Gloria J. Gibson, Ph.D., Indiana University, M.A., B.A., SIUE; Senior Vice President and Provost, Morgan State University, Baltimore

Candidate 2 (Sunday, April 24 – Tuesday, April 26)
Cheryl D. Lovell, Ph.D., Florida State University, M.Ed., B.A., University of West Georgia; Special Advisory to the Chancellor and to the Chief Academic Officer for the Colorado State University System

Candidate 3 (Wednesday, April 27 – Friday, April 29)
Andrew Rogerson, Ph.D., University of Stirling, Scotland, B.Sc. Paisley College of Technology, Scotland; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Sonoma State University (California State University System)

Candidate 4 (Sunday, May 1 – Tuesday, May 3)
Randall G. Pembrook, Ph.D. Florida State University, M.M., B.M., SIUE; Vice President for Academic Affairs, Washburn University, Topeka, Kan.

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