Three Finalists Chosen to be Next CSU President

Three finalists have been chosen by the Presidential Search Committee to be the next President of Chicago State University.

All three finalists will be making visits to meet with the campus community beginning Monday September 14. Please see the attached biographies for each candidate as well as a schedule for the upcoming visits.

Dennis J. ShieldsJerry D. BlakemoreThomas Calhoun Jr.
Mr. Dennis Shields, Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Click HERE to review his bio
Mr. Jerry Blakemore, Vice President and General Counsel at Northern Illinois University

Click HERE to review his bio

Dr. Thomas Calhoun Jr., Vice President of Enrollment Management at the University of North Alabama

Click HERE to review his bio

The Campus Visits dates are as follows:

  • Dennis J. Shields – Monday, September 14, 2015
  • Jerry D. Blakemore – Tuesday, September 15, 2015
  • Thomas Calhoun Jr. – Wednesday, September 16, 2015

For more information on the finalists, visit the Presidential Search page HERE.

For Campus Visit Schedule click HERE