MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the names of the three additional finalists for the position of Vice President for Finance for the UW System.

Reporting to President Cross, this position is responsible for the conduct of all financial affairs of the UW System. This second round of finalists, who were identified through a national search process, will be interviewed in Madison on September 29. A first round of finalists was interviewed in May; one of those candidates subsequently withdrew.

The search-and-screen committee is chaired by UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard Telfer.

The finalists and their titles are as follows:

  • Kevin Appleton
    Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs
    Southern University and A&M College System, Baton Rouge, La.
    Kevin Appleton CV pdf
  • Gregg Lassen
    Vice President for Business Affairs
    University of New Orleans, New Orleans, La.
    Gregg Lassen CV pdf

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