Chancellor finalists to present to campus, public beginning Nov. 8

Four candidates will be focus of forums at student center
​Jerry Poling | November 4, 2019

The four finalists for the position of chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Stout are scheduled to give presentations at separate forums.

The candidates will present from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. The dates are:

The chancellor finalists, from left, Biermann, Frank, Maples and Orlikoff.


  • Friday, Nov. 8, Mark L. Biermann, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind.
  • Monday, Nov. 11, Christopher Grant Maples, interim president, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Ore.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12, Jennifer E. Orlikoff, president, Potomac State College of West Virginia University, Keyser, W.Va.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 13, Katherine P. Frank, vice president of Academic Innovation and Professor of English, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Wash.

They will discuss their understanding of the polytechnic model, followed by a question-and-answer period. UW-Stout is Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University.

The finalists were announced Friday, Nov. 1, by the UW System. Learn more here or go to the Chancellor Search webpage.


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