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UW chancellor finalists named

Published On: Feb 21 2013 03:38:33 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 21 2013 03:46:42 PM CST

MADISON, Wis. -

Four finalists will be interviewed for the position of University of Wisconsin chancellor, according to a release from the UW System.

The four candidates are: 

Dr. Rebecca M. Blank, Acting Secretary of Commerce 
United States Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Blank will visit campus March 13

Dr. Nicholas P. Jones, Benjamin T. Rome Dean, Whiting School of Engineering 
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
Jones will visit campus March 5

Dr. Michael H. Schill, Dean and Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law and Professor in the College 
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Ill.
Schill will visit campus March 7

Dr. Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
Wilcox will visit campus March 11

The candidates will be in Madison to participate in public forums from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on the dates they visit campus. All candidates will be interviewed by UW System President Kevin Reilly and a special committee of the UW Board of Regents on March 15.

Biddy Martin stepped down in 2011 after her bid to split the Madison campus from the rest of the UW System failed.

David Ward is serving as the school's interim chancellor.

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