Police chief candidate forums wrap up next week

The second finalist for Iowa State's assistant vice president-chief of police post will interview on campus Friday, Jan. 20. Finalist Michael Newton's CV will be posted Jan. 19 on the university services division's open forums website.

The first finalist, interim police chief Aaron Delashmutt, interviewed on Jan. 17. Open forum details and vitae for the remaining finalists, who will interview on Jan. 25 and a date to be identified, will be added to the website the day prior to each visit.

Participate in the forums

Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the open forums, where the candidates will introduce themselves, speak on the topic of "campus policing in the 21st century" and answer questions.

At the open forums, paper evaluation forms will be provided. Completed forms will be collected after the forum. They also may be dropped off or mailed to 3590 Beardshear by 5 p.m. Jan. 26. Anyone attending an open forum who prefers to receive and submit an evaluation form electronically may contact search committee member Maureen De Armond.

Public forums (2:50-3:50 p.m.)

  • Jan. 17, Aaron Delashmutt, Iowa State, CV
  • Jan. 20, Michael Newton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, police department, CV, 1310 Beyer
  • Jan. 25, Charlotte Evans, University of Nebraska, Omaha, public safety department, CV, MU Oak Room
  • Feb. 10, Candidate 3, MU Gold Room

Jan. 24 editor's note: The candidate for a scheduled Jan. 23 interview had a family emergency. That candidate's campus interview was reschedled to Feb. 10.