University of South Dakota VP among finalists for president

April 20, 2018 GMT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents says a vice president at the University of South Dakota is among four finalists to become the school’s president.

Sheila Gestring is vice president of finance and chief financial officer at the Vermillion college. She and the other three finalists will be on campus next week to meet with faculty, students, staff, alumni and regents.

The other finalists are Kellie McCormack Brown, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University; Christopher Callahan, dean, vice provost, and professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Arizona State University; and Philip K. Way, interim president at Slippery Rock University.