MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Green Bay.

A 23-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Cheryl Grosso, from UW-Green Bay’s Music Department, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the UW System Board of Regents chaired by Regent Tim Higgins of Appleton.

Finalists (in alphabetical order):

David M. Glassman
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.

Gary L. Miller
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Gayle L. Ormiston
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Aldemaro Romero Jr.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Beth Rushing
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
St. Mary’s College of Maryland

The five candidates will participate in a series of public forums, offering opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and community members to interact directly with the finalists. The campus search and screen committee will announce a schedule for those public conversations.

Higgins and the Regent selection committee will interview finalists on May 28. Other members of the committee include Regent Mark Bradley of Wausau, Regent Janice Mueller of Madison, and Regent Charles Pruitt of Milwaukee. They will recommend one candidate to the full Board of Regents, which must approve the appointment. The committee’s recommendation is due to be taken up by the full Board of Regents the following week, and the appointment will be announced after that meeting.

The person selected through this process will be UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor, succeeding Tom Harden, who announced last December that he will step down in August 2014. Harden has served as the university’s top administrator since June 1, 2009.

For more information about the five candidates, the public conversations, and the search process, see For more information about UW‑Green Bay, see

UW-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution with an enrollment of approximately 6,600 students, exceptional facilities and affordable, high-quality programs. The university’s 360° of Learning brand is a promise that UW-Green Bay students will learn to examine and solve problems from multiple perspectives. Founded in 1965 and a member institution of the tradition-rich University of Wisconsin System, UW-Green Bay boasts more than 32,000 alumni.

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