The New Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Platteville

Dennis Shields, acting vice president for student affairs at the City College of New York, has been named chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Platteville. The Platteville campus has a student body that is 2 percent black.

Prior to joining the administration at City College, Shields was dean and professor at the Phoenix School of Law. Shields is a graduate of Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, and the University of Iowa law school.